Friday, August 31, 2012

One Dead, Three Injured In Brooklyn Street Shooting

A woman is dead and three others injured after a shooting in Brooklyn.

It happened just after 9 p.m. on Clarkson Avenue near Flatbush Avenue in Prospect-Lefferts Garden.

Police say a 29-year-old woman was hit by gunfire as she was walking home.

"She was still breathing a little bit, her eyes fluttered and then the cops came and we were trying to get the ambulance through and the ambulance was unable to get through," said one witness.

A 26-year-old man was shot in the arm and buttocks.

A 29-year-old man and a 13 year old boy were grazed by bullets.

It's unclear what sparked the shooting.

Police have not made any arrests.

Anyone with information on the case should contact the Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS, or text CRIMES and then enter TIP577, or visit

By: NY1 News

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