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2 teenagers shot, 1 fatally in Brooklyn overnight: NYPD

Posted at 4:58 AM, Jun 09, 2017
and last updated 2017-06-09 13:04:33-04

BEDFORD-STUYVESANT, Brooklyn –– Police say one teen is dead and another was hospitalized after they were both shot in Brooklyn overnight.

The NYPD responded to report of an assault at Broadway and Jefferson Avenue minutes before 2 a.m. Friday when they found a 17-year-old with a gunshot wound to the torso and leg and 14-year-old with gunshot wound to the left thigh, police said.

Both teens were taken to a local hospital where the 17-year-old died and the other boy is being treated.

Kieth Kyser has been identified by police as the teen killed. He lived in the area in which he was shot.

Malek Mahom, a clerk at the nearby at Bravo Deli, said another employee heard the gunshots.

"[The clerk] went to the back because he thought they were going to shoot over here and rob him," he said.

Police sources said the teens had just left a house party nearby.

So far no arrests have been made.

PIX11's Ashley Soley-Cerro contributed to this report.