NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) – Two police officers fatally shot a teenage boy who they say pointed a gun at them after they approached him on a Brooklyn street.
Plainclothes officers from the Brooklyn South Anti-Crime Patrol were walking East Flatbush on Saturday night when they came upon a group of young men standing in front of a home on East 52nd Street, according to police.READ MORE: 'We're Not Going To Tolerate Antisemitism In This Country': FBI Director, Rabbi Charlie Cytron-Walker Discuss Texas Synagogue Hostage Situation
When the officers approached and started to talk to the group around 11:30 p.m., a 16-year-old boy began acting suspiciously and ran from the officers, police said.
Police said at one point, the boy, identified by police as Kimani Gray, grabbed for something in his waistband, 1010 WINS’ Glenn Schuck reported. Gray pulled out a gun and turned at the officers, according to police.