The shooting happened just before 1 a.m. Friday at the intersection of Tapscott Street and Blake Avenue in Brownsville.
Bullets grazed a 16-year-old boy, an 18-year-old boy and a 13-year-old girl. Witnesses said another 16-year-old boy ran around the corner and was shot in the arm.
Police announced that they have arrested two men in connection with a shooting that wounded six people in Brooklyn.
The shooting occurred near the intersection of Rockaway and Riverdale avenues just after 7 p.m. Sunday while several children were playing in the street.
Community leaders are banding together to encourage gun buyback programs across Brooklyn.
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.
Six people have been taken to area hospitals following a shooting in the Brownsville section of Brooklyn.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg stood at the pulpit of a black church in a high-crime area of Brooklyn on Sunday to make a tough point: The New York Police Department policy of street stops would continue in a city where “96 percent of shooting suspects are black or Hispanic.”
The investigation is continuing Monday into the death of 12-year-old Yakim McDaniels, who died while playing on a parking lot electric gate in Brownsville.
A 12-year-old boy was killed by an electronic gate in Brownsville on Sunday.
Two children — a brother and sister — from the Brownsville section of Brooklyn have been found safe after they were announced missing on Saturday morning.
Police said the victim, 23-year-old Donte Slade, was found at his home on Herzl Street with a gunshot wound to the back. He had been involved in a dispute when he was shot by an unidentified man, authorities said.
The film documents the life of a 10-year-old boy trying to run away from a culture of violence — a culture that that never stops pursuing him.
Governor Andrew Cuomo announced a statewide initiative aimed at curtailing gun violence on Saturday.
The victims told police the suspects were armed and wearing ski masks when they entered the Brownsville apartment.