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Man arrested in Brownsville shooting that killed one person, injured 11 others: NYPD

Posted: 11:10 PM, Oct 16, 2019
Updated: 2019-10-16 23:11:33-04

BROWNSVILLE, Brooklyn– A Brooklyn man has been arrested in connection with a shooting that left one person dead, and injured 11 others at a community festival in Brownsville, police announced Wednesday night.

Police said the deadly shooting at a popular community festival in Brooklyn — in which 12 people were shot — was gang-related.

NYPD Chief of Detectives Dermot Shea said several of the injured people are gang members, and confirmed the man that died in the shooting was a member of the Bloods.

The event was coming to a close when gunfire erupted, leaving one man dead, another person in critical condition and 10 others wounded.