Community calls for change after 6 shootings left 3 dead in Brooklyn Sunday

Religious leaders and community advocates from Brownsville and East New York gathered at the site of a fatal shooting today, calling for an end to

Six people were shot in separate incidents on

Six people were shot in separate incidents on Sunday in Brooklyn, leaving three victims dead. (Credit: News 12 Brooklyn)

BROWNSVILLE - Religious leaders and community advocates from Brownsville and East New York gathered at the site of a fatal shooting today, calling for an end to violence after six shootings left three people dead Sunday.

The group held a press conference at the Howard Houses at 260 Mother Gaston Blvd. in Brownsville, where 21-year-old Aaron Utsey was fatally shot Sunday.

The suspect who killed Utsey hasn't been arrested and community leaders are calling for the suspect to turn themself in.

Community leaders are also asking for the city to form a community task force with the NYPD and NYCHA as violence at public housing complexes is on the rise.

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