Authorities: 1 dead, 2 injured in possible Williamsburg home invasion
Police say one person is dead and two others were hurt in an exchange of gunfire in Williamsburg Thursday night.
A man's body was seen carried out of the apartment building where the shooting happened on Broadway near the corner of Bartlett Street.
Police say they believe the man was trying to break in or rob the people inside the apartment, but someone started shooting at him.
Officers say the man ended up dead, a 29-year-old woman was shot in the arm and a 37-year-old man was shot in the chest.
Investigator say it's unclear who shot who.
Police say there was a previous home invasion at the same apartment in 2019 also involving the female victim in this shooting.
This incident comes as several events are planned for today in honor of Gun Violence Awareness Day.
In Brooklyn, Save Our Streets is partnering up with a local school for a march starting on Dean Street.
The district attorney's office is hosting a resource fair in the Bronx at 194th Street and Valentine Avenue, which will be followed by a march through the neighborhood.
The Empire State building is also being lit up orange in observance of Gun Violence Awareness Day and to honor the survivors and remember the victims of gun violence across the country.