NEW YORK CITY– Two people were killed and five others were injured by gunfire in three of New York City's boroughs Monday evening, according to the NYPD.
The first fatal shooting happened at 449 East 96 Street in Brooklyn at approximately 5:42 p.m. Monday, cops said. Gerald Wellington, 50, was found unconscious and unresponsive in driveway of the location with two gunshot wounds to his torso and one to his face, police said. He was taken to Brookdale Hospital where he was pronounced dead.
In a separate incident, 22-year-old Lockett Creston was gunned down in front of 420 East 105 St. around 11:30 p.m. Monday. He was taken to Metropolitan Hospital where he was pronounced dead.
In addition to these deadly shootings, gunfire hospitalized five other people.
Two men, a 50-year-old and a 29-year-old, were shot in vicinity of Coney Island Ave and Ditmas Ave. at 8 p.m. Monday. Both are in a stable condition at a local hospital.
Bullets struck a pair of teens, ages 14 and 15, at the Farragut Houses on York Street in Brooklyn just after 10 p.m., but they are expected to survive, police said,
In the Bronx, a gunman struck a 14-year-old boy once in the arm on Maples Avenue about 10 p.m., authorities said. He is in stable condition.
Police have made no arrests in relation to these shootings. They continue to investigate.