15-year-old boy shot in Bensonhurst dies, police say
Police identified the 15-year-old boy who was shot and killed in Bensonhurst.
Authorities were called to 6210 20th Ave. Monday afternoon and found a 15-year-old boy with a bullet wound to his back.
The boy was transported to Maimonides Medical center in critical condition.
On Tuesday, police say the victim died due to his injuries. They identified him as Foridun Maulonou of Brooklyn.
Maulonou's family described him as a kind soul with big dreams. They also said say he was a good kid who excelled in sports and never got into fights. They don't believe he knew the person who shot him.
No arrests have been made at this time.