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Man arrested for shooting death of 15-year-old boy killed in Brooklyn

FLATBUSH, Brooklyn — A 20-year-old man was arrested Tuesday night in connection to the shooting death of a 15-year-old Brooklyn boy.

Martial C. Amilcar was arrested and charged in connection with the shooting death of a 15-year-old boy. (NYPD)

Martial C. Amilcar was charged with murder and criminal possession of a weapon, police said.

Amilcar is one of two suspects in the death of Samuel Joseph. Joseph was shot in the head, torso and arm at the apartment building where he lived.

Police had asked for help finding Amilcar on Monday.

The gunmen were looking for Joseph’s older brother, Chief of Investigations William Aubry said. They had asked Samuel’s younger sister where her brother was right before shots were fired.

Submit tips to police by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), visitinghttp://www.nypdcrimestoppers.com, or texting 274637 (CRIMES) then entering TIP577. Spanish-speaking callers are asked to dial 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).

Samuel Joseph, 15, was gunned down in his apartment building.

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