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Police say Brooklyn gun killer nabbed red-handed

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NEW YORK (AP) – Police say a killer is in custody after officers saw him shoot a man dead in Brooklyn and then try to hide the gun.

The shooting happened Saturday morning in Brownsville.

Police say two plainclothes officers were on patrol when they witnessed a shooting.

According to police, as the officers approached the suspect he crouched behind a parked car and tried to ditch the gun.

The officers arrested the man and found the .38-caliber Smith & Wesson revolver under the car.

The victim was taken to Brookdale Hospital, where he died. He was identified as 34-year-old Damon Page of Englewood, New Jersey.

Twenty-three-year-old Terrell Williams of Brooklyn was arrested on charges of second-degree murder and criminal possession of a weapon.

No information on a lawyer for Williams was available.