17-year-old shot and killed in Crown Heights shooting

A 17-year-old boy was shot and killed in Crown Heights late Wednesday night, police say.

News 12 Staff

Aug 19, 2021, 10:57 AM

Updated 1,070 days ago

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A 17-year-old boy was shot and killed in Crown Heights late Wednesday night, police say.
Police say the shooting happened just before 9:30 p.m. near the corner of Rochester Avenue and Sterling Place. A gun was reportedly recovered at the scene, although it's not confirmed if that was the gun used to kill the 17-year-old.
The victim was transported to a nearby hospital for treatment but died shortly after arriving.
No word on the identity or location of a potential suspect.
Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS.


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