NYPD: 5 people shot in Brownsville

By Spectrum News NY1 |

Five people — including two people transported to a local hospital in critical condition — were shot early Thursday morning in Brooklyn, according to the city police department.

It happened around 12:10 a.m. near Bristol St. and Dumont Ave. in Brownsville.

Police said a man exited a dark-colored sedan on Bristol St. and shot into a courtyard area of a building at the scene before fleeing.

As of 2:32 a.m., NYPD has not released the identities of the victims or the extent of the injuries to the three other people shot.

Anyone with information on the case should contact the Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-577-8477, or text CRIMES and then enter TIP577, or visit www.nypdcrimestoppers.com

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