Police: Flatbush shooting leaves 1 teen dead, 1 teen injured

Police say a 17-year-old is dead and a 16-year-old is in the hospital after a shooting in Flatbush Wednesday.

News 12 Staff

Oct 29, 2020, 2:13 AM

Updated 1,298 days ago

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Police say a 17-year-old is dead and a 16-year-old is in the hospital after a shooting in Flatbush Wednesday. 
The shooting happened around 2:30 p.m., according to police.
Police say a man attempted to rob the two teens and that when they resisted, he shot them. Both victims were transported to NYC Health +Hospitals/ Kings County.
The 17-year-old boy, identified as Derek Tiucios, succumbed to his injuries after being shot in the face and torso, according to police. 
Police say Tiucios lived in Sunset Park. 
Police say the other 16-year-old boy was shot in the left arm and is expected to be OK. 
No arrests have been made at this time. Police say the investigation is ongoing.


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