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[UPDATE] Coney Island suspected gunman charged with murder

Posted at 6:41 PM, Mar 23, 2013
and last updated 2013-03-24 12:37:34-04

CONEY ISLAND, NEW YORK (PIX11)- Cops have captured the man they believe opened fire inside a Coney Island housing project.

They say he shot four people and killed one man.

Two of his victims are in critical condition.

On Friday afternoon just before 4 p.m. authorities say Joseph Brown opened fire inside an apartment in the Gravesend Houses Complex.

Three other people were in the apartment during the shooting, including a 10-year-old boy.

28-year-old Angel Rivera died at the scene

Police arrested Brown at a friend’s apartment around six Saturday morning.

He has been charged with one count of murder and three counts of attempted murder.

His victims include a 24-year-old man he shot in the head, a 62-year-old woman with a gunshot wound to her abs and a 40-year-old man with a bullet graze to the head.

So far a motive for the shooting is unknown.