Authorities Identified Teen Who Was Shot Dead in 2nd Shooting Incident in Brooklyn

Brooklyn, NYC: NYPD has identified the teen who was shot dead outside the NYCHA complex on Tuesday. The deceased was Javel Lawton and was 15 years old.

Lawton was shot in the torso outside the condominium on 102nd Street at around nine o’clock at night, according to officials. When police arrived at the scene, he was immediately taken to the Brookdale hospital where he was pronounced dead.

The authorities have opened a probe into the homicide and no arrest has been made by the police. As of now in 2024, there have been two homicides in New York City due to shootings.