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).
Saturday, June 18, 2011
Teenager Beaten by Gang Dies (75th Precinct)
On Monday, June 6, 2011 at approximately 2228 hrs at the corner of Van Siclen Ave and Wortman Ave, within the confines of the 75 Pct, Police responded to a 911 call of a male being assaulted. Upon arrival, responding Officers discovered the victim, a M/B/17, unconscious and unresponsive. EMS also responded to the scene and transported the victim to Brookdale Hospital where on Friday, June 17, 2011 he succumb to his injuries. An ongoing investigation has determined that the victim was chased to the corner then beaten by a group of approximately 10 male blacks. There are no arrests.