BREAKING: 4 Dead, 3 Injured In Brooklyn Shooting; UPDATE: Two Firearms Found on Scene

Posted: Oct 12, 2019 9:24 AM

UPDATE (10:35 a.m.):

NYPD Chief of Detectives Dermot Shea said the three injured included two men and one women. Their injuries are not life threatening. The four men who died ranged in age from 32 to 49, NBC New York reported.

According to Shea, evidence of gambling, including card playing, and two firearms were found at the scene. 

The preliminary investigation shows this incident was not gang-related. 


Four people died and three more were injured in an early morning shooting in Brooklyn, New York. The New York Police Department received calls of shots fired at 6:55 a.m., spokesman Detective Adam Navarro told the New York Times. The three who were injured were taken to Kings County Hospital and Brookdale University Hospital Medical Center. 

The shooting took place outside of an after-hours club called Triple A Aces, which serves as a “private and social rental space," the New York Post reported. The club sits on Utica Avenue in the Crown Heights neighborhood. 

According to NBC New York, as of now, authorities are investigating whether or not the shooting had any connection to a hip hop festival taking place across the city on Saturday. 

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As of now, two people have been brought in for questioning as part of the early stages of the investigation. Police are unsure of what prompted the shooting.

This is a developing story. As more information comes in this post will be updated.