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NYPD: Teen found slain on roof of apartment building

December 19, 2018

NEW YORK (AP) — Police are investigating the shooting death of a teenager found on the roof of a Brooklyn housing project.

Police say officers patrolling a building in the Brevoort Houses apartment complex in Bedford-Stuyvesant came upon an unconscious and unresponsive 18-year-old man on the roof Tuesday afternoon. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The NYPD identified the victim Wednesday morning as Ihuoma Uchanma, of Brooklyn. Police are investigating his death as a homicide.

The medical examiner says he had been shot in the torso.

No arrests have been made.

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