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Brooklyn Teen Shot, Killed Outside Housing Complex

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Police in Brooklyn are investigating after a teenage boy was shot and killed Monday night.

Police say Laquan Nelson, 16, was walking from one section of the Lafayette Gardens Houses in Clinton Hill to another around 5:45 p.m. when he was shot in the torso.

He walked across the street to the 88th precinct where officers found him outside.

Nelson was taken to the hospital and pronounced dead.

Police have not identified any suspects.

Anyone with information on the case should contact the Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS, or text CRIMES and then enter TIP577, or visit www.nypdcrimestoppers.com.

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