17-year-old boy shot and killed in Brooklyn: NYPD

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CROWN HEIGHTS, Brooklyn — The NYPD launched an investigation late Wednesday night after a 17-year-old boy was found fatally shot on a Brooklyn street, authorities said.

Officers responded at 9:23 p.m. to a report of an assault near the corner of Rochester Avenue and Sterling Place in the Crown Heights neighborhood, police said.

Upon arrival, cops discovered the teenager unconscious and unresponsive with a gunshot wound to the neck, according to officials.

Police said EMS rushed the boy to a nearby hospital where he was pronounced dead.

The victim’s identity was not released, pending family notification.

No arrests had been made in the deadly shooting as of early Thursday morning.

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