BROWNSVILLE - Police say a fatal shooting took place earlier this morning in Brownsville.

One man was killed after he was shot in the head at The Howard Houses on Mother Gaston Boulevard, officials say.

Police say they cannot confirm why the victim was shot, but a neighbor told News 12 Brooklyn that shootings at the houses are a common occurrence.

A 22-year-old man was arrested in connection with the shooting, but no charges have been filed at this time.