NYPD reacted to a social club on Utica Opportunity in the Weeksville neighborhood of Brooklyn right before 7 a.m. over reports of shots fired.
Once on the scene, cops situated four dead males and two more guys and a lady who sustained non-life-threatening injuries.
NYPD examines the scene of a shooting in the Brooklyn borough of New York on Saturday, Oct. 12,2019 (AP Photo/Jeenah Moon).
Chief of Detectives Dermot F. Shea said at a press conference several hours after the shooting that a minimum of two guns – a 9mm handgun and a revolver – were recuperated from the scene. He said that a preliminary examination exposed that at least 15 shots were fired.
Shea stated that amongst the victims, two were from “out of state” and the remaining 5 resided in different locations of Brooklyn. They were said to be between the ages of 32 and 49.
Evidence collected from the scene indicated an “unlawful gaming” operation inside the small building. Shea stated private investigators collected “cards” and “dice” from the scene.
Authorities responded to a call about shots fired right before 7 a.m. and discovered 4 guys dead in the Crown Heights neighborhood of Brooklyn at an address that corresponds to a private social club according to an online map of the street. A female and 2 men suffered non-life-threatening injuries. (AP Photo/Jeenah Moon).
Chief of Patrol Rodney K. Harrison stated there were never ever any problems of a betting operation at the area, which was just a couple of blocks far from the 77 th precinct.
While no arrests have been made, Shea stated numerous people were being questioned over the shooting. He said there was no indication that it was a gang-related incident.
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