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).
Monday, April 18, 2011
Teen Murdered on Lott Avenue (73rd Precinct)
On Sunday April 17, 2011 at approximately 1935 hours police responded to a 911 call of a male shot at 230 Lott Avenuein the confines of the 73 Precinct. Upon arrival, police discovered a M/B/18 with a gunshot wound to the torso. EMS responded and transported the victim to Brookdale hospital, where he was later pronounced DOA. There are no arrests at this time, the investigation is ongoing.