Teen found dead on roof of NYCHA building

BEDFORD- STUYVESANT, Brooklyn — An investigation is underway into the discovery of an 18-year-old man found dead on the roof of the Brevoort Houses, police said Tuesday.

Around 4:20 p.m., police officers were conducting a vertical patrol inside the NYCHA building located at 326 Bainbridge St., when they said they found an unconscious and unresponsive man on the roof of the building.

The man was found only partially clothed with a wound to his torso, said police sources.

According to police sources, he was reported missing on Monday.

The man, who was later identified as Ihuoma Uchanma, was pronounced dead at the scene. He's known as "E" to those in the neighborhood.

The Medical Examiner determined he was shot multiple times and his death was ruled a homicide, police said.

No arrests have been made and the investigation is ongoing.

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