Sentencing for man in fatal shooting of Brooklyn teen 1 day after his birthday

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Tuesday, May 28, 2024
Man set to be sentenced in fatal shooting of Brooklyn teen
The teen was killed one day after his 16th birthday in Brooklyn.

EAST NEW YORK, Brooklyn (WABC) -- A man will learn how many years he'll serve behind bars today for murdering a Brooklyn teenager.

Justin Richey was beaten by a group of people just one day after his 16th birthday.

This happened in East New York back in 2018.

After the attack, police say Ralief Bradford pulled out a gun and shot Richey several times near Blake and Fountain Avenue.

He was rushed to the hospital but later died from his injuries.

Bradford is being sentenced for second-degree murder.

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Kemberly Richardson has the exclusive interview.


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