Police question teen after fatal shooting at Bushwick Houses

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Police say 15-year-old died after being shot near the Bushwick Houses on Tuesday. Police say 15-year-old died after being shot near the Bushwick Houses on Tuesday.
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An 18-year-old boy is being questioned by police after a 15-year-old boy was shot and killed at the Bushwick Houses.

The incident happened Tuesday at 370 Bushwick Ave. shortly before 3 p.m.

Police say a bullet struck the 15-year-old in the chest, and a 42-year-old man was grazed on the cheek.

Both were taken to NYC Health + Hospitals/Woodhull where the 15-year-old boy was pronounced dead.

Police have not released the identity of the teen who was killed.

The 18-year-old being questioned at the 90th precinct remains a person of interested in the case.

However, police have not labeled him a suspect.

Police say the fatal shooting may be gang-related.

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