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1 killed, another injured in Brownsville shooting

Posted at 8:53 AM, May 06, 2018
and last updated 2018-05-06 08:53:07-04

BROWNSVILLE, Brooklyn — One person was killed and another was injured in a shooting in Brownsville on Saturday, police said.

Police responded to a report of an assault on  Mother Gaston Boulevard near Hegeman Avenue around 6:40 p.m. and discovered a 19-year-old man with at least one gunshot wound to the torso. The victim was taken to a hospital where he later died, according to police.

Cops said another victim was found nearby with a graze wound to his back. He was also taken to a hospital and is expected to survive.

The name of the deceased has not yet been released.

No arrests have been made and the investigation is ongoing.