1 killed in East New York shooting

The incident occurred around 3 p.m. near New Lots Avenue.

The incident occurred around 3 p.m. near New Lots Avenue. (1/16/16)

EAST NEW YORK - A person was fatally shot Saturday afternoon in East New York.

The incident occurred around 3 p.m. near New Lots Avenue.

News 12 Brooklyn was told that the victim is an 18-year-old male who was shot in the head.

A woman who says she was in the area of the shooting said she heard a commotion, then three to four gunshots.

The victim's identity has not been released. It was not immediately clear if any suspects were in custody.

 

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