3 shot at Brooklyn basketball court; 1 victim killed by gunshot to the back

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BUSHWICK, Brooklyn — A 21-year-old man was killed by a shot to the back at a Brooklyn park on Thursday night and two others were injured in the shooting, officials said.

The three people were shot around 6:30 p.m. at Bushwick Playground. A 20-year-old man was shot in the back and left elbow, and another 20-year-old man was shot in left forearm, police said. Officials initially provided a different age and injury description for each of the victims.

The shooting happened inside the basketball courts in the park. There's a field in the park where a soccer team was playing during the shooting.

No arrests have been made.

Police have not yet released any identifying information about the victims.

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