Police: Night of violence leads to multiple injuries in Brooklyn

Multiple people were injured overnight in Brooklyn as violence continued throughout the borough.

News 12 Staff

Aug 2, 2020, 2:21 PM

Updated 1,385 days ago

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Multiple people were injured overnight in Brooklyn as violence continued throughout the borough.

Police tell News 12 that two people were shot on Bradford Street in East New York at around 5:30 a.m. Saturday.
They say a 42-year-old woman and a 40-year-old man were standing outside when an unidentified man approached them and shot at them.

The male victim was shot in the stomach and leg, and the female victim was shot in the calf.

Both victims were taken to Brookdale Medical Center, where they are being treated for their injuries.

News 12 is told one of the victims is in stable condition and the other is in critical condition.

In East Flatbush, police say they responded to a shooting at 572 E. 29th St.

They say two men in their early 20s were shot in the legs and taken to Kings County Medical Center.

Police tell News 12 they also responded to another shooting on Lexington Avenue in East Flatbush just before 1:30 a.m. Saturday.

News 12 is told a man in his 50s was walking when he was shot in his left leg. That man was also taken to Kings County Medical Center.


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