A "brash," lone gunner opened fire on Saturday night at a massive block party in Brownsville, Brooklyn, which killed a 38-year-old man and injured eleven others, Post's law enforcement agencies said.
erupted just before 11 pm When the annual two-day "Old Timers Day" party ended and thousands of participants left, sources said.
The violence was provisionally blamed on a single gunman who was released and demolished early Sunday despite a contingent of around 100 police officers who persecuted the incident, sources said.
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"This is one of the worst, most blatant shootings I've ever seen. "
I've never heard of 12 people shot dead in an incident, which is one of the worst and most blatant shootings I've ever seen."
The injured were shot in brought to nearby Brookdale Hospital and Kings County Hospital.
By midnight, detectives had found an abandoned firearm and combed the floor for more evidence among hundreds of scattered beer bottles, cans, cups, and other debris.
The party is in her 56th year, offering concerts, food and exhibits to visit country.
"I heard shots and ducked me," said a 66-year-old man who was at the party.
"When I raised my head and the smoke cleared, it was pure pandemonium, "said the man who asked not to be named.
"It was a mess," said Gary Miller, 60, a vendor at the party. People broke down and had outbreaks, "he said.
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" We enjoyed the evening and suddenly the recordings rang ", he remembered.
"Shots were ringing, and the crowd was already dispersing, and they heard about 9 to 11 shots, and all ran and darted for cover."
That shook a peaceful event in the neighborhood. Mayor de Blasio tweeted at about 1 am.