World News – GB – 17-year-old shot dead in Brooklyn robbery


NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – The search is underway for a gunman who shot and killed a teenager and injured another in Brooklyn

Police say this happened during an attempted theft after 2:40 p.m. Wednesday near East 26th Street and Foster Avenue in Flatbush

Two teenagers were shot dead, one fatally, in a robbery in Flatbush, Brooklyn on October 28, 2020 (credit: CBS2)

The sound of gunfire, the feeling of fear and the sight of a fatal shootout in the afternoon cloud Doumbe’s mind

Police say 17-year-old Derek Tiucios and 16-year-old boy had a fight with a suspect who was trying to rob them

Investigators claim Derek died after being shot in the face and once in the stomach

CBS2 learned that a bullet went through the hand of the 16-year-old, who was rushed to a nearby hospital

A gray hoodie, a black handgun and a backpack were left on the sidewalk – all evidence of the shooting that riddled the residential area in the middle of the day

« It’s not cool at all It’s a quiet neighborhood, but being in the wrong place at the wrong time, » said Sharod Turner, a resident of Flatbush

As police investigate and continue to search the scene, residents of the community are hopeful this shooting will spark a change across the city, where the number of gunshot victims has dropped from 785 this time last year to 1577 this year

« When will this end? » There is too much blood flowing in the city, ”said Peter Jones, a resident of Flatbush

The 16-year-old should recover Police hope surveillance video in the area will help them locate the shooter

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