Man injured in Brooklyn drive-by taking pictures


A person was wounded within the Huge Apple’s solely taking pictures Wednesday — a drive-by in Brooklyn — with no further gun violence to date Thursday, in line with preliminary data launched by police.

A 36-year-old man was struck within the leg when somebody fired rounds from a light-colored four-door sedan on Clarendon Highway close to Albany Avenue in East Flatbush round 9 p.m., authorities mentioned.

The sufferer was taken to the Kings County Hospital Heart with non-life-threatening accidents, and no arrests have been made.

No shootings have been reported on Wednesday’s date in 2019, which was a Monday.

Wednesday noticed the fewest variety of shootings to date this week — 4 folks have been shot in as many incidents on Sunday, six folks in 4 incidents on Monday, and four people in three incidents on Tuesday.

General this yr, the town has seen a big surge in shootings.

Police work at the scene of a drive-by shooting in East Flatbush.
Police work on the scene of a drive-by taking pictures in East Flatbush.William Miller

From the beginning of the yr by Wednesday, 1,677 folks had been shot in 1,366 incidents, police mentioned — almost doubling final yr’s complete throughout that interval.