The statistical drop in crimes is due in part to the two-year-old group Grandmother’s LOV – Love Over Violence.
Officers arrived around 4:05 a.m. Saturday to the scene of a shooting in front of 1198 Fulton St. in Brooklyn, police said.
Police said the suspect came up behind 34-year-old Dru Barnes and struck him numerous times in the face and neck with a hammer on Jefferson Avenue before fleeing the scene last Thursday.
Mario Lopez, 18, of Brooklyn was found dead at the scene of the shooting on Marcy Avenue, in front of the Marcy Houses with gunshot wounds to his torso.
According to police, the suspect shot at the shop located at 429 Columbia Street around 10:45 p.m. before taking off in an unknown direction.
The SUV tore through a white wrought iron fence and punched a small hole in the corner of the building.
A nasty confrontation between three young gay men and police — which was caught on video — was the subject of an angry news conference outside One Police Plaza this afternoon.
A father’s heartbreak at a shooting that gravely wounded his daughter was compounded Sunday evening, by a cruel reaction attributed to the teenage boy charged in the shooting.
A 17-year-old boy was in police custody Saturday morning, facing an attempted murder charge in the shooting of a child six years younger in Brooklyn.
The girl was standing on the corner of Gates and Throop avenues in Bed-Stuy at around 8:30 p.m., when she was apparently struck by a bullet shortly after a fight broke out, police said.
Police this week arrested two Brooklyn men after finding firearms and stashes of heroin and crack cocaine in their Bedford-Stuyvesant apartment.
An investigation continued this weekend after someone fired shots at officers conducting a search in the Bedford-Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn.
An employee was shot in the shoulder Monday during a robbery in broad daylight at a grocery store in the Bedford-Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn.
Two Brooklyn families were left homeless Sunday night, after a fire broke out at a row house in the Bedford-Stuyvesant section.
Five men were wounded in three different shootings in Brooklyn on Saturday, according to authorities.