Teen charged in fatal shooting of 16-year-old boy

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A 17-year-old was charged in the fatal shooting of a 16-year-old boy in Bed-Stuy, police say.

Justin Delapara, 17, was charged with murder and criminal possession of a weapon after police say he fatally gunned down 16-year-old Latrell Brown Wednesday.

The incident happened in front of 481 Macon St. around 2 p.m.

Police responded to the area and found Latrell unconscious and unresponsive with a gunshot wound to his head.

He was transported to Kings County Hospital where he later died.

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Surveillance video from a nearby restaurant shows Delapara shooting a gun before running down the street.

Police say they believe the two teens were having a dispute before the shooting.

The area remains taped off as police continue their investigation.

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