Police: 5 people shot, including 3 teens, at graduation party in Unionport

Five victims between the ages of 16 and 21 years old were injured early Friday morning after a shooting at a graduation party in Unionport.

News 12 Staff

Jun 25, 2021, 9:55 AM

Updated 1,029 days ago

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Five victims between the ages of 16 and 21 years old were injured early Friday morning after a shooting at a graduation party in Unionport.
According to police, the graduation party took place in an industrial building on the corner of Zerega and Watson avenues.
Police say three men came to the party around 1 a.m. Friday but were turned away. Police say the men came back with loaded guns.
A 16-year-old was shot in the chest, and a 19-year-old was shot in the hip. A 17-year-old, a 20-year-old and a 21-year-old were all shot in the leg.
Police say all of the victims were transported to NYC Health + Hospitals/Jacobi and are in stable condition.
Authorities released video of a vehicle they believe the shots came from.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS.


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