Kadeem Torres,

Brooklyn, New York
February 16, 2017

Agencies: New York Police Department NYPD

Cause of death: Shooting

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Last updated: almost 6 years ago


NYPD officers from the 75th Precinct Anti-Crime Unit shot and killed a 17-year-old boy during a shootout in East New York Thursday.

Police say Kadeem Torres was fleeing plainclothes officers near Fountain and Blake avenues around 4 p.m., when he drew a gun and fired.

Police chased him to 890 Belmont Ave., returned fire and killed him in the backyard.