16-year-old boy killed by gunshot to the chest in Brooklyn

EAST NEW YORK, Brooklyn — A 16-year-old boy was killed by a gunshot wound to the chest Sunday evening, police said.

The boy was shot in the torso at Blake Avenue and Pine Street around 5:20 p.m., an NYPD spokeswoman said. He was rushed to a local hospital but did not survive.

No arrests have been made. The gunman fled on foot from the scene. He was last seen wearing a red shirt and grey sweatpants.

The shooting happened about a block from Cypress Hills Playground. Police have not yet...

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