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Brooklyn man charged in killing of woman at J’Ouvert festival to be arraigned

BROOKLYN, NY — The arraignment for a Brooklyn man accused of fatally shooting a 22-year-old woman at the J’Ouvert festival was rescheduled to Wednesday evening after being expected to take place in the morning hours, according to the DA.

Regenald Moise, 20, has been charged with murder in the second degree, criminal possession of a weapon and reckless endangerment.

Moise was arrested hours after Tiarah Poyau, 22, was fatally shot during the overnight celebration on Monday, police said.

Poyau, a St. John's University student described by investigators as a "stellar person" with “no issues in her life what so ever,” is not believed to have been the intended target.

Tyreke Borel, 17, was also gunned down during the celebration.

Police said Tuesday they “don’t know a lot about this yet,” and no arrests have been made in his killing.

Poyau and Borel were among four people shot. The other two sustained non-life threatening injuries.

Two other people were also injured during the overnight celebration — one suffering a stab wound and the other being struck by flying, shattered glass.

Multiple violent incidents broke out during the festivities despite heightened police presence after last year's J'Ouvert saw the fatal shooting of Carey Gabay, aide to Gov. Andrew Cuomo.