NYPD releases video of suspects wanted in fatal shooting of teen

A teenager was fatally shot in Flatbush after being shoved and cornered Friday evening, police say.

News 12 Staff

Feb 23, 2019, 3:54 PM

Updated 1,882 days ago

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NYPD releases video of suspects wanted in fatal shooting of teen
The NYPD released new video Saturday that shows two suspects they believe are connected to a shooting that left a 15-year-old dead in the hallway of his Flatbush apartment.
Police say the shooting happened around 5:45 p.m. on the second floor of 1395 Flatbush Ave.
Officials say they responded to reports of an assault and found Samuel Joseph, 15, inside his apartment building with gunshot wounds to the head and torso.
He was taken to the hospital and pronounced dead.
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Assemblymember Rodneyse Bichotte told News 12 that Joseph’s younger sister was approached by the suspects seen on the video before the shooting took place.
Wilson’s family is working with the Borough President's Office along with community advocate Tony Herbert to plan a funeral for the teen.
Authorities are urging anyone with information about the suspects or the shooting to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS.


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