Police apprehend suspect in Coney Island shooting that killed one, injured three

Posted at 7:45 PM, Mar 22, 2013
and last updated 2013-03-23 11:46:46-04
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Joseph Brown is suspected of shooting one person to death and wounding three others.

Police believe Joseph Smith, 29, was the gunman who shot and killed one and wounded three others inside a Coney Island apartment building Friday. He was apprehended Saturday morning.

Police received a call at 3:47 p.m. after a man entered the complex at 2703 W. 33rd St. and opened fire in one of the apartments.

An unidentified man was pronounced dead at the scene with a gunshot wound to to the head.

Two others were taken to Lutheran Hospital for treatment: a 24-year-old man is in critical condition with a bullet wound to the head, and a 62-year-old woman is in stable condition after being shot in the stomach.

The fourth victim was grazed in the head and treated at the scene.