Prospect Lefferts Gardens
Police on Tuesday were asking for the public’s help in finding three suspects wanted in a string of robberies in Brooklyn.
When they arrived to East 79th Street and Farragut Road in Canarsie, the suspect placed an unknown object to the driver’s throat and forced him to hand over his wallet and leave the car.
A man and two women were shot and wounded early Saturday in the Prospect-Lefferts Gardens section of Brooklyn.
Tuesday was a scorcher throughout the Tri-State Area, but Con Edison has advised some Brooklyn residents to keep their air conditioners turned off.
Just before 3:30 p.m. Sunday, police said Kevon Brown opened fire on two men on Lenox Road in Prospect Lefferts Gardens. A 25-year-old man was hit in the torso and a 42-year-old man was shot in the torso and leg, police said.
The attacks include three fatalities on Sunday, another three on Saturday, a triple shooting in Prospect Lefferts Gardens and a shooting in Bedford-Styuvesant that left an 11-year-old girl severely injured.
Three people were shot Sunday afternoon in the Prospect-Lefferts Gardens section of Brooklyn.
The U.S. Postal Service said a corner mailbox in Prospect Lefferts Gardens, Brooklyn was safe to use Tuesday, after thieves targeted the box in a fishing scheme.
It’s fishing season in Prospect Lefferts Gardens, Brooklyn – but not in the sense of catching actual fish.
A man was found shot to death in broad daylight Tuesday in the Prospect Lefferts Gardens section of Brooklyn.
The suspect in the murders of three Brooklyn shopkeepers was indicted Tuesday on first-degree murder charges.
Police said the man is not a suspect but they believe he may have some answers in the shooting deaths of three Brooklyn shopkeepers.
State Senators Eric Adams and Kevin Parker, along with City Councilman Jumaane Williams called for the assistance of FBI profiling experts to track down whoever is responsible for these apparently linked killings, they announced on Sunday.
A 78-year-old man working inside a Brooklyn clothing store was shot and killed Friday night, and police found the shooter used same .22-caliber gun as was used in two earlier shopkeeper slayings.
Christopher Johnson, of Brooklyn, has been charged with murder and attempted murder in the August 30 shooting that left one person dead and several others wounded, police said.