Police: 21-year-old fatally shot inside the Tilden Houses, 9 people taken into custody

Police are questioning nine people in connection to a deadly shooting inside the Tilden Houses Monday night.

News 12 Staff

Apr 14, 2020, 9:46 AM

Updated 1,506 days ago

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Police are questioning nine people in connection to a deadly shooting inside the Tilden Houses Monday night.
It happened at 330 Dumont Ave. in Brownsville around 9:30 p.m.
Police say they received 911 calls that a man had been shot in the hallway up on the 13th floor.
Arriving officers say they found a 21-year-old man with multiple gunshot wounds to his chest.
He was pronounced dead at the scene.
Investigators tell News 12 it appears there were some sort of fight between a group of people from two different apartments on the 13th floor. At this point, police are unable to say what the argument was about.
However, News 12 is told that nine people who were inside one of the apartments on the 13th floor were all taken into custody and are being questioned.
As for the victim, News 12 is told that he lives in the building, however his name has not been officially released.
No one has yet been charged.


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