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, September 19, 2010
Sunday Morning Murder, St. Marks Ave. (77th Precinct)
On Sunday September 19, 2010 at approximately 0224 hours, in front of 770 St. Marks Avenue, within the confines of the 77 Precinct, police responded to a call of a male shot. Upon their arrival, a M/B/19 was discovered with a gunshot wound to the back. The victim was removed by EMS to Kings County Hospital where he was pronounced DOA. There are no arrests at this time, the investigation is ongoing.
The identity of the deceased is pending family notification.