Four people injured in shootings nearby J’Ouvert festival site

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CROWN HEIGHTS, Brooklyn — Four people have been shot in separate instances in Brooklyn.

A 49-year-old man has died after getting shot in the head on Herkimer Place in Bedford Stuyvesant, Brooklyn just before 9 p.m. on Sunday.

Also, a 44-year-old man is recovering after getting shot in the chest, just blocks off the parade route.

Two people were shot in Crown Heights. One male was shot in the abdomen at 1692 Union Street following a dispute and took himself to Kings County Hospital. The other was shot in the torso and walked to a neighboring hospital.

No arrests have been made

The police department has declined to comment on whether or not the shootings are associated with the J’Ouvert celebration.