News 12's Most-Viewed: #8 - Teen charged in fatal shooting of 16-year-old boy

<p>A&nbsp;17-year-old was charged in the fatal shooting of a 16-year-old boy in Bed-Stuy, police say.&nbsp;</p>

News 12 Staff

Jul 12, 2018, 10:34 AM

Updated 2,105 days ago

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News 12 Digital is highlighting the most-viewed stories of 2018 as part of our 'News 12's Most-Viewed' series. This story on a teen charged in a fatal shooting of another teen was first published on July 12. Original story below.
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.
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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