Safety alerts, helpful links and occasional commentary on crime in Central Brooklyn, with a focus on the following precincts: 71st and 77th (Crown Heights), 79th and 81st (Bedford-Stuyvesant), 73rd (Brownsville) and 88th (Fort Greene/Clinton Hill).
Sunday, July 11, 2010
3 Shot, 1 Dead at Kosciuszko and Tompkins (79th Precinct)
On Sunday, July 11, 2010 at 0144 hours, police responded to a call of a person shot in the vicinity of Kosciuszko Street & Tompkins Avenue, located within the confines of the 79th Precinct. Upon arrival, victim #1, a M/B/23, was discovered lying on the ground with a gun shot wound to his head. Victim #2, a M/B/39, was discovered with a gun shot wound to his leg. Victim #3, a M/B/29, was discovered with a gun shot wound to his leg. EMS also responded to the scene and transported the victims to Kings County Hospital were victim #1 was pronounced D.O.A and victims #2&3 were listed in stable condition. There have been no arrests made in regards to this incident. The investigation is ongoing. DOA: