5 shot, injured in late-night Brownsville shooting

Police are investigating a shooting that included five people being struck by gunfire Tuesday night in Brownsville.

News 12 Staff

Aug 18, 2021, 11:15 AM

Updated 1,004 days ago

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Five people were shot Tuesday night in Brownsville.
NYPD officers are still searching for the shooter who they say drove up in a dark sedan and opened fire on a group of people on Mother Gaston Boulevard near the corner of Belmont Avenue.
Police say there was dice game going on when a car pulled up and started shooting into the crowd just before 10:30 p.m. Surveillance video released by police captured the moments gunfire interrupted the game.
Five men, all in their 20s, were hit, mostly in the legs and backside. All the victims are expected to survive.
Residents tell News 12 this is one of several shootings in the area in recent days.
Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS.


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