15-year-old killed, 42-year-old man injured in Brooklyn shooting

A teenager was killed and another man was injured in a shooting in Brooklyn on Tuesday afternoon.

Police said the incident was reported in the 300 block of Bushwick Avenue at the Bushwick Houses just before 3 p.m.

Authorities found a 15-year-old male with a gunshot wound to the torso and a 42-year-old man with a graze wound to his cheek.

Both victims were taken to Woodhull Hospital where the 15-year-old was pronounced dead. He was later identified as Kyon Jackson.

The 42-year-old man was said to be stable.

Police said Wednesday that 19-year-old Elijah Harris was taken into custody on charges of murder, assault, criminal possession of a weapon and reckless endangerment.

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