Police were on alert in Brooklyn Tuesday night following violence stemming from a deadly officer-involved shooting, as crowds gathered again to protest for a second night in a row.
The crowd of about 20 teens and other residents gathered at Nostrand and Synder avenues, outside the 67th Precinct station. Rocks and bottles were thrown, in protest of the police-involved shooting Saturday of 16-year-old Kimani Gray.
When the plainclothes officers saw the gun, they both fired. The teen was pronounced dead at Kings County Hospital a short time later, police said.
Police Monday night were searching for the assailant who fired the shots that killed a man and wounded a woman in East Flatbush, Brooklyn.
A man was killed late Sunday in an accident in East Flatbush, Brooklyn, right outside Kings County Hospital Center.
Police on Saturday were looking for the assailant who shot and killed a man in East Flatbush.
The accident happened just after 6 a.m. Monday at the corner of Utica and Church Avenues in East Flatbush.
A 23-year-old man was struck and killed by a vehicle in a hit-and-run early Saturday in the East Flatbush section of Brooklyn.
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Sources told CBS 2 the computer-generated note referenced Beltway sniper Lee Boyd Malvo being let out of prison and threatening that a pregnant girl will die every week if Malvo is not freed from jail.
Smith, who was pregnant, was found stabbed to death in her East Flatbush home Saturday morning.
The victim, a 32-year-old man, was shot several times, police said. He was taken to Kings County Hospital where he was pronounced dead, according to police.
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A protest over a deadly police shooting in East Flatbush this week began at noon in Brooklyn on Saturday. 23-year-old Shantel Davis died after she was shot in the chest as she tried to drive off in a stolen car that police said she had crashed.
According to police, the woman was driving erratically and running red lights before she crashed the car into another vehicle. When the officers approached the car, the woman threw it in reverse and hit the gas, police said.