Police investigate 3rd deadly shooting in Crown Heights this week

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Friday, March 1, 2024
13-year-old boy fatally shot in Crown Heights; no arrests
Darla Miles has the story.

CROWN HEIGHTS, Brooklyn (WABC) -- A 13-year-old boy was shot and killed in Crown Heights Thursday, marking the third fatal shooting there this week.

Officials say Troy Gill was shot multiple times at around 10:40 p.m. on St. Marks and Brooklyn Avenues. He later died at a local hospital.

No gun was recovered at the scene. Police are still searching for a gunman and a motive in this shooting.

Thursday night's shooting comes on the heels of another violent day in the neighborhood. Officials say a man was shot at around 6 p.m. Wednesday.

Lamine Bah died from a fatal gunshot wound to his head, authorities reported. The gunman in this shooting is still at large.

On Monday, a bodega employee was fatally shot on Franklin Avenue. Police say an argument started when the employee refused to give the suspected shooter a cigar.

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The suspect left and came back into the bodega with a gun. Authorities say he then fatally shot the employee in the head.

Anyone with information on any of these three shootings is urged to contact police.


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