Police said a 911 call to a man who sent officers from New York City to the Brooklyn address where they found a 17-year-old boy was shot in the head.
This happened on Friday night at a public housing project in Crown Heights.
New York police said that the victim, Jahim Gwen, died where he was living.
The New York Post reported that the cause of the shooting was not immediately clear. There were no arrests.
Police officers were investigating another murder in Crown Heights on Friday afternoon. The victim in that case said a 39-year-old man, whose name has not been released immediately.
New York City shootings have increased by more than 68 percent in the five neighborhoods so far this year compared to the same time period in 2019