Police: 18-year-old fatally shot on 53rd Street in Flatlands

A teen was fatally shot late last night in Flatlands and police are looking for the suspect. The shooting happened at around 10:15 p.m. near

The shooting happened at around 10:15 p.m. near Avenue J and 53rd Street in Flatlands.

The shooting happened at around 10:15 p.m. near Avenue J and 53rd Street in Flatlands. (10/15/13)

FLATLANDS - A teen was fatally shot late last night in Flatlands and police are looking for the suspect.

The shooting happened at around 10:15 p.m. near Avenue J and 53rd Street. Police say when responding officers arrived, the 18-year-old victim had already been taken to Kings County Hospital. The victim was pronounced dead at the hospital.

Police have not released the identity of the victim. No arrests have been made, but anyone with information is asked to contact police by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS.
 

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