Teen arrested, charged in fatal Brooklyn shooting: police

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FLATBUSH, Brooklyn — An 18-year-old from Brooklyn was arrested and charged Saturday in the October murder and robbery of a 17-year-old boy, police said.

The incident dates back to Oct. 28 at 2:33 p.m. A 17-year-old male — later identified as Derek Tiucios — was shot in the chest in Flatbush, while a 16-year-old male was shot in the hand.

Both were taken to a hospital, where Tiucios was pronounced dead. The 16-year-old survived the shooting.

Saturday afternoon, after a lengthy investigation, police arrested 18-year-old Nasir Perez. He’s charged with murder, robbery, criminal possession of a weapon and assault.

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

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