BROOKLYN, N.Y. (PIX11) – One person was shot and two others were stabbed and slashed during a fight near the route of the West Indian Day Parade in Brooklyn Monday evening, police said.
The incident happened near 1187 Eastern Parkway around 5:20 p.m., according to NYPD and FDNY officials. The fight happened around the time the West Indian Day Parade was finishing up.
A male was shot in the butt, another male was stabbed in the leg, and a third male was slashed in the hand, according to police. All three people are expected to survive, authorities said.
NYPD officials initially said three people were shot during the incident, but they later clarified that just one person was shot.
An FDNY vehicle was hit in the windshield by a possible stray bullet while driving at Eastern Parkway and Rochester Avenue at the time of the shooting, according to fire officials. No FDNY members were injured in the incident.
The West Indian Day Parade, a massive celebration of Caribbean culture, was held along Eastern Parkway in Brooklyn on Monday.
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