Four Shot at Crown Heights Street Party Monday Evening

by CrownHeights.info

A street party on a Crown Heights street corner went from fireworks to gunshots Monday night, sending four people to the hospital.

The shooting took place on the corner of Brooklyn Ave and Sterling Street just minutes before 11:00pm Monday evening, as a small party was taking place outside a corner building.

While details of what sparked the shooting not yet known, four people were shot, with one reportedly in critical condition.

Police and EMS responded to the scene, initially finding only one woman shot. Later, two others walked into Kings County Hospital according to a report. A fourth walked into the 71st Precinct around the corner soon after, where they were treated by EMS.

The shooting is presently under investigation by the NYPD.

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