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Teen Gunned Down Near Crown Heights Home

A 19-year-old African-American man was shot and killed just steps from his home in Crown Heights Thursday afternoon.

From DNA Info:

Jaquay Bennett, 19, was shot twice in the torso and again in the leg outside 769 St. Marks Ave., near New York Avenue, about 5:30 p.m., according to the NYPD.

Bennett, who lived on the same block, was pronounced dead at Kings County Hospital, police said.

On Friday afternoon, dozens of people gathered on the corner where he was shot, setting out candles and flowers to commemorate Bennett’s life.

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