NYC crime: 15-year-old shot in Brooklyn dies

The 15-year-old boy shot Monday afternoon in Brooklyn has died, the NYPD said.

According to police, Foridun Maulonou died from his injuries early this morning.

The incident happened just after 1 p.m. near the intersection of 62nd St. and 20th Ave in the Bensonhurst section.

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The victim had been taken to Maimonides Medical Center in critical condition.

So far, no arrests have been made. Police are still searching for suspects. 

A deli owner who saw the incident said there's been a problem with gang activity in the neighborhood.

"It's sad, it's depressing," one neighbor told FOX 5 NY. "I wish people would be more careful and keep it safe for the community, but they don't care."