Police Seek White Volkswagen Jetta In Brownsville Drive-By Shooting
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Police have released a photo of a vehicle believed to have been used by the suspects in a drive-by shooting in Brownsville over the weekend that left six people wounded.
The shooting happened near the intersection of Rockaway and Riverdale avenues just after 7 p.m. Sunday as several children were outside playing on the street.
Three people, including 2-year-old Aryanna Prynce and 13-year-old Kintrell Simpson, remain hospitalized.
WCBS 880’s Irene Cornell reports
Prynce was shot once in the leg; Simpson was shot twice in the hand.
The target of the shooting is believed to be 17-year-old Andrew “Smooth” Boyd, a member of the Hoodstars gang, WCBS 880’s Irene Cornell reported.
Boyd told police he saw the shooter firing a silver gun as he drove by in a white car, Police Commissioner Ray Kelly said.
Police are now looking for a white Volkswagen Jetta.
No arrests have been made.
Witnesses are being shown photographs of suspected feuding gang members, Cornell reported.
Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS (8477).