2 teens shot, 1 fatally, in Downtown Brooklyn

Two teens were shot in Downtown Brooklyn after an argument turned violent, according to witnesses.

Two teens were shot in Downtown Brooklyn after an argument turned violent, according to witnesses. (10/26/15)

BROOKLYN - Two teens were shot in Downtown Brooklyn after an argument turned violent, according to witnesses.

Officials say a 17-year-old boy was fatally shot in the head, and an 18-year-old male was shot in the leg. Both were taken to area hospitals, where the younger teen died.

Witnesses say a group of teens started fighting at around 6 p.m. near the Applebee's at DeKalb and Flatbush avenues.

They say the altercation culminated with several shots fired at a busy intersection during the evening rush.

Police say the investigation is ongoing.

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