Samuel Joseph, 15, was shot in the head and torso in front of his apartment building on Flatbush Avenue just before 6 p.m. Friday, police said.
He was pronounced dead at Kings County Hospital.
“He was a good kid,” said Don Joseph, the victim’s brother. “He’s not a gang member or in any type a situation that would cause that.”
Family members and friends could be seen comforting one another on the street outside the building on Flatbush Avenue, where a candlelight memorial was growing.
No one has been arrested. Police said two men between the ages of 18 and 25 were caught on surveillance photos and video. One of them was wearing red Adidas sweatpants with white stripes.
They were believed to have arrived and fled in a car, police said.
“There’s nothing to say,” Don Joseph said, “We just hope justice will come.”