Somebody Got Murdered: Student Shot Outside Brooklyn High School


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DATE: Monday, Oct. 26, 2009, 3:15 p.m.
LOCATION: Rockaway Avenue and Hegeman Avenue, Brooklyn.

The police say a high school student was fatally shot at the above intersection Monday afternoon. Malachi Cotton, 17, of Sutter Avenue in Brooklyn was shot several times in the chest. He was taken to Brookdale Hospital, where he was declared dead. No arrests thus far.

Cotton had just left the Metropolitan Diploma Plus High School. He was standing at a bus stop when he was shot.

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This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on October 27, 2009


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