Man in custody following East Flatbush shooting that injured 5 teens

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EAST FLATBUSH, Brooklyn — Police have a 21-year-old man in custody in connection with a Brooklyn shooting that injured five teenagers.

Bernard Bellomy was brought into custody Tuesday afternoon following Monday’s shooting in the Harry Maze Playground in East Flatbush.

Police say the shooting happened over a stolen designer bag.

Five teenagers, ranging from ages 15 to 17 were shot. They were treated for non life-threatening injuries.

Bellomy is currently on parole from a robbery charge from 2013 and a gun charge from 2014.

Police did not have a list of charges against him as of 4 p.m.

This is a developing story, check back for updated information.

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