Read time: 1 minute

Nine People Wounded In Shooting At Brooklyn Party

Nine people were shot in the East Flatbush neighborhood of Brooklyn early Sunday morning at a house party, police said.

Nine people were shot in the East Flatbush neighborhood of Brooklyn early Sunday morning at a house party, police said.

Four men and five women -- all younger than 45 -- sustained injuries and were transported to four hospitals. Seven patients were released; two remain in the hospital and are in stable condition. The injuries were not life-threatening, according to the NYPD.

Via:

But the horrors of the shooting have left many shaken.

“There was basically nowhere to run. It was chaotic,” said Aaron Strahan, who lives at the home where the shooting happened on East 52nd Street in East Flatbush. “People were laying on the floor. People were banging on my door, trying to get in. People were trying everything possible to stay alive.

Strachan’s nephew was hosting the event. Strachan said the commotion started when a fight broke out shortly before 1 a.m., and one of the men involved left and came back – bypassing the party’s security with a gun.

“This guy just went out, came back in and just started shooting,” Strachan said.

One woman initially was in critical condition, but has since been upgraded to stable after emergency surgery. No arrests have been made yet.

Can you help us out?

For 17 years we have been exposing Washington lies and untangling media deceit, but now Facebook is drowning us in an ocean of right wing lies. Please give a one-time or recurring donation, or buy a year's subscription for an ad-free experience. Thank you.

More C&L Coverage

Discussion

New Commenting System

Our comments are now powered by Insticator. In order to comment you will need to create an Insticator account. The process is quick and simple. Please note that the ability to comment with a C&L site account is no longer available.

We welcome relevant, respectful comments. Any comments that are sexist or in any other way deemed hateful by our staff will be deleted and constitute grounds for a ban from posting on the site. Please refer to our Terms of Service (revised 3/17/2016) for information on our posting policy.

Please Do Not Use the Login Link at the Top of the Site.

In order to comment you must use an Insticator account. To register an account, enter your comment and click the post button. A dialog will then appear allowing you create your account.

We will be retiring our Crooks and Liars user account system in January, 2021.

Thank you.
C&L Team