NYPD responded to a social club on Utica Opportunity in the Weeksville community of Brooklyn right before 7 a.m. over reports of shots fired.
When on the scene, authorities located 4 dead males and 2 more guys and a female who sustained non-life-threatening injuries.
NYPD examines the scene of a shooting in the Brooklyn district of New York on Saturday, Oct. 12,2019 (AP Photo/Jeenah Moon).
Chief of Detectives Dermot F. Shea said at an interview numerous hours after the shooting that at least 2 firearms – a 9mm pistol and a revolver – were recovered from the scene. He stated that an initial examination exposed that a minimum of 15 shots were fired.
Shea stated that amongst the victims, two were from “out of state” and the staying five lived in various areas of Brooklyn. They were said to be in between the ages of 32 and 49.
Evidence collected from the scene showed an “prohibited gaming” operation inside the little structure. Shea said private investigators gathered “cards” and “dice” from the scene.
Authorities reacted to a call about shots fired right before 7 a.m. and found four guys dead in the Crown Heights community of Brooklyn at an address that corresponds to a personal social club according to an online map of the street. A woman and 2 guys suffered non-life-threatening injuries. (AP Photo/Jeenah Moon).
Chief of Patrol Rodney K. Harrison stated there were never any problems of a gaming operation at the place, which was just a few blocks away from the 77 th precinct.
While no arrests have actually been made, Shea stated several people were being questioned over the shooting. He stated there was no indicator that it was a gang-related incident.
This is a developing story. Check back for updates.