Police Say 2 Suspects Pulled Up In Vehicle And Opened Fire Shortly

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — One man is in critical condition and two others are wounded following a shooting overnight in Flatbush, Brooklyn.

Police said two suspects drove up and opened fire shortly before 11 p.m. Thursday at Regent Place and East 21st Street.

The 18-year-old with critical injuries was shot in the head.

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A 19-year-old was also shot in the buttocks, and a 26-year-old was hit in the leg.

Police said the suspects drove off heading south on Flatbush Avenue.

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). You can also submit a tip via their website or on Twitter, @NYPDTips. All calls are kept confidential.

Comments (2)
  1. CYRUS says:

    Again, the Mayor, police commissioner and the City Council need to to take the issue of rising gun violence more seriously. This is an urgent matter and we just cannot sit around waiting for special programs to curb gun violence to kick in. Act now!

  2. stephen says:

    don’t worry the Mayor will get some social workers to have a sit down with the fine young men and work out a solution

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