Kimani Gray, 16, killed in police-involved shooting in East Flatbush

Police say two officers opened fire after Kimani

Police say two officers opened fire after Kimani Gray pointed a gun at them. (Credit: News 12 Brooklyn)

EAST FLATBUSH - Police shot and killed a Brooklyn teen late last night after they say he pulled a gun on two officers in East Flatbush.

Friends of the victim, 16-year-old Kimani Gray, say he had just returned from a baby shower when police approached him and a group of friends outside 473 East 52nd St.

Police say they noticed Gray and his friends acting suspiciously and when they approached the group, they say Gray pulled away. Two officers followed Gray and claim that he pointed a revolver at them. The officers opened fire and hit him several times.

Gray was pronounced dead at Kings County Hospital. The cops involved in the shooting, whose names have not been released, were taken to the hospital for minor injuries.

Police say they're continuing to investigate the shooting.

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