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).
Friday, April 29, 2011
Murder at Lafayette Gardens (79th Precinct)
On Thursday April 28th, 2011 at approx. 1950 hours, police responded to a 911 call of a male shot F/O 465 DeKalb Ave (Lafayette Gardens Housing Development/PSA 2),in the confines of the 79 precinct. Upon arrival, police observed the victim (M/B/22) with (2x) gunshots wounds to the torso. EMS responded and transported the victim to Brooklyn hospital where he was pronounced DOA. There are no arrest(s) at this time. The investigation is ongoing.
The identification of the DOA is pending family notification