The boy was shot in the back shortly after midnight on Friday morning. He was pronounced dead a short time later at Brookdale Hospital.
The victim was identified as Ronald Wallace of Brooklyn.
Police are looking for Akbar Johns, 17, in connection with the homicide. They have released a photo of Johns.
Anyone with information is asked to call Crime stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477). You also submit tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.
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