One dead after being shot in throat during Brooklyn triple shooting: NYPD


CANARSIE, Brooklyn — Three victims were shot — one fatally — during an attack Thursday night, police said.

Police responded to a call of shots fired at about 6:28 p.m. Upon arriving on the scene at East 80th Street and Flatlands Avenue, police saw a 28-year-old man with a gunshot wound to the throat.

That victim was taken to a nearby hospital and later pronounced dead. Shortly after, two other men walked into the hospital and told staff they were injured near the same location, police said.

The 32-year-old man had been shot in his arm, while the 38-year-old man was shot in the foot. Police described both men as being in stable condition.

No arrests have been made and the investigation is ongoing.

Submit tips to police by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), visiting, downloading the NYPD Crime Stoppers mobile app, or texting 274637 (CRIMES) then entering TIP577. Spanish-speaking callers are asked to dial 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).

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