BREAKEND NEWS: At least one person is dead while TWELVE people – including a child – are shot in a hail of gunfire at a Brooklyn playground
- Twelve people were shot late late Saturday night at a playground in the Brownsville neighborhood of Brooklyn
- According to police sources, at least one person died from his injuries
- Reportedly, a child is among the injured in the mass shooting
- The shooting came when the park was full of people for a community event that attracted hundreds of visitors
A 38-year-old man died after a massive shooting in a park in New York City.
11 other people – including a child – were injured around 11 p.m. on Saturday evening when a hail of gunfire broke out at Brownsville Playground in Brooklyn.
The areas were teeming with locals who & # 39; Old Timers Week & # 39; celebrated – an annual community celebration in the 56th year.
According to him, a single shooter – still in general – is responsible for the tragedy The New York Post.
After the incident, dozens of police and EMS response teams dropped to the area before the victims were taken to nearby hospitals.
Detectives were pacing the area, with one abandoned firearm found between discarded cups and bottles that sown the soil after the festival.
12 people were shot Saturday night at Brownsville Playground in Brooklyn, after a shooter opened fire on the guests at an annual community party
Numerous police and EMS response teams descended into the area after the massive shooting
Several victims were stretched to the hospital to be treated for their injuries
A 38-year-old man died after sustaining gunshot wounds in the shooting, according to police sources
Bystanders are shocked by the massive shooting – with the shooter responsible for the tragedy still great from the early Sunday morning
One witness told The New York Post that the gunfire came as a complete surprise – and did not seem to be caused by an argument.
& # 39; I heard shots and popped away. When I raised my head and the smoke came up, it was pure pandemonium, & he recalled.
Shortly after midnight on Sunday, Mayor Bill de Blasio published: & # 39; we had a terrible shooting in Brownsville tonight that shattered a peaceful neighborhood event. Our hearts go out to the victims.
We will do everything we can to keep this community safe and get weapons off our streets. & # 39;
The & # 39; Brownsville Old Timers Week & # 39; offers stalls and live entertainment, with a flyer on Facebook that shows that the second part of the two-day event started on Saturday evening at 6 p.m.
At the time of the shooting, the area was full of people who & # 39; Brownsville Old Timers Week & # 39; celebrated
Detectives roamed the area, with one abandoned firearm found between discarded cups and bottles lying on the floor after the festival
A NYPD officer combs the crime scene for clues early on Sunday morning after the area was dropped off to the public
The & # 39; Brownsville Old Timers Week & # 39; offers food stalls and live entertainment, with a flyer on Facebook showing that the second part of the two-day event started on Saturday evening at 6:00 PM
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