He was a happy-go-lucky teenager who loved nothing more than to sing in his church choir. But Gama Droiville’s life changed in an instant when he was caught in crossfire.
No criminal charges will be coming for the officers involved in the shooting that killed a 16-year-old boy in Brooklyn last year – sparking massive protests.
Police apprehended a man Monday in connection with the fatal stabbing of his roommate in East Flatbush, Brooklyn.
There’s doubt about the historical significance of a Brooklyn house that was once home to Jackie Robinson, but don’t tell that to supporters of an effort to grant city landmark status to the house.
Gama Droiville, the 13-year-old Brooklyn boy was struck in the eye by a stray bullet last month, sang the national anthem Thursday night at the Subway Series at Citi Field.
Free prom dresses will be given away to high school girls at Samuel J. Tilden High School in East Flatbush. Last year, over 300 teens walked away with free dresses, bigger numbers are expected on Saturday.
Police are investigating a shooting that left a 16-year-old boy dead in the East Flatbush section of Brooklyn on Saturday.
The FDNY received the call at 1:42 p.m. at 832 Linden Boulevard in East Flatbush and had the blaze under control by 2:07 p.m., fire officials said.
A police spokesman said a man has been taken into custody and his gun was retrieved.
A 13-year-old girl was found dead of unknown causes Saturday morning in East Flatbush, Brooklyn.
Four people were rushed to Kings County Hospital — one in critical condition — after a two-alarm fire erupted in an East Flatbush, Brooklyn, apartment building on Tuesday.
Some Brooklyn students were set to head to Washington, D.C., this week, to participate in the 150th anniversary of the Gettysburg Address.
Police on Wednesday were searching two suspects in connection with the sexual assault a 16-year-old girl in East Flatbush, Brooklyn late last week.
The men knocked on the door of the victim’s East Flatbush home on Aug. 7, claiming to be cops.
Shootings left at least five people wounded across the city early Sunday, according to published reports.