MIDTOWN, Manhattan — Police have charged two brothers in the accidental shooting at a Waldorf Astoria wedding that injured four people.
The shooting happened around 7:30 p.m., at the hotel on 50th Street and Park Avenue.
Vladimir Gotlibovsky, 47, was charged with tampering with evidence, reckless endangerment and criminal assault. His brother, 51-year-old Felix Gotlibovsky, was charged with criminal possession of a weapon and tampering with evidence. Both men are from Brooklyn.
According to police, Felix had a gun in his pocket that accidentally went off.
One woman was grazed in the head by a bullet. She was taken to Bellevue Hospital in stable condition.
Three other people were treated for injuries from debris from the bullet ricocheting. They were not hit directly by bullets.
A witness tells PIX11 a party had just begun when the shooting happened.
The gun was recovered at a different location.AlertMe