Brooklyn celebrates West Indian American Day carnival

Revelers celebrated during carnival on Eastern Parkway.

Revelers celebrated during carnival on Eastern Parkway. (September 1, 2014 10:30 PM)

A celebration of Caribbean heritage was in full swing Monday at the annual West Indian American Day Parade in Brooklyn, but the event was marred by some violence.

Police reported multiple shootings, one of them deadly, before the parade kicked off at 11 a.m. on Eastern Parkway. A man was fatally shot in Crown Heights and a suspect is in custody, according to police.

Last year, two people...

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