BROOKLYN - A man is dead after being shot on an MTA bus.

The shooting happened just after 6 p.m. on Thursday.

Police say a 39-year-old passenger was shot in the head on the B15 bus at Lafayette Avenue and Marcus Garvey Boulevard. 

A team from the nearby Bed-Stuy Volunteer Ambulance Corps rushed the victim to Woodhull Hospital in critical condition. Police say he died there less than two hours later.

Police say there is a 14-year-old in custody in connection with the shooting, but it has not been confirmed if he is the shooter.