EAST NEW YORK, Brooklyn – A 16-year-old is under arrest for shooting two teens, killing one of them near a high school in Brooklyn, police said late Thursday.
The shooting happened at approximately 2:45 p.m. Wednesday in the vicinity of Livonia and Pennsylvania avenues, a short distance away from Thomas Jefferson Educational campus, cops said.
Officers upon arrival found an 18-year-old man with a gunshot wound to the head and a second victim, a 17-year-old boy, with a gunshot wound to his right arm, authorities said. Both victims were taken to Brookdale Hospital where the older victim perished on arrival and the other is listed in stable condition.
Following an investigation, cops found East New York resident Malik Streat a suspect in connection to the double shooting and arrested him.
Streat faces multiple charges including two counts of murder, criminal use of a firearm and criminal possession of a weapon, according to the NYPD.