BUSHWICK, Brooklyn — A 16-year-old boy accused of fatally shooting a man in Brooklyn over the Halloween weekend was arrested Monday, police announced.
The teen faces charges of murder and criminal possession of a weapon, authorities said.
Officers responded to a call of an assault in the vicinity of Stanhope Street and Irving Avenue in the Bushwick neighborhood just before 6 p.m. Saturday, police said.
Police arrived to find 29-year-old Joseph Heredia with a gunshot wound to his head, according to authorities.
He was later taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.
The circumstances surrounding the incident were not immediately disclosed.