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).
Tuesday, August 3, 2010
Shot and Killed on MacDougal Street (81st Precinct)
On Monday, August 2, 2010 at approximately 2145 hours, police responded to a report of a person shot in the vicinity of 83 Mcdougal Street, located within the confines of the 81 Precinct. Upon arrival police discovered the victim, a M/B/32, lying on the ground with multiple gunshot wounds to his torso. EMS also responded to the scene and transported the male to Brookdale Hospital were he was pronounced D.O.A. There have been no arrests made in regards to this incident. The investigation is ongoing.
The identification of the deceased is pending a proper family notification.