14-year-old gang member sought in fatal shooting on Brooklyn basketball court

BROWNSVILLE, Brooklyn (WABC) -- Police are searching for the 14-year-old boy accused of killing an innocent teenager on a Brooklyn playground.

Police worked to enhance surveillance video and said they believe the suspect is a 14-year-old gang member.

The NYPD is hoping that the public will help lead them to 14-year-old Aaron Nathaniel, who they said fired a gun at that Brownsville basketball court.

Police said two shots were fired from more than 100 feet away, hitting 16-year-old Oluwadurotimi "Timi" Oyebola in the head and killing him while he was playing basketball a week and a half ago.

Timi's family, friends and the community held a vigil and walk in his honor Monday night.

Many of those in the crowd the young victims trying to wrap their head around the loss.

"It's sad that these kids are just picking up guns, and they're shooting and killing innocent, this was a bright young man," a mourner said. "Picking up a gun, killing someone like this is senseless. We're not only destroying families, we're destroying generations."

Police said Timi was not the intended target. Instead, they believe the suspect tried to shoot someone he was playing basketball with that afternoon.

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