Father: Brother of slain bouncer killed on same street in 2009

The father of a bouncer from The Bronx who was killed over the weekend says his son isn't the first one he's lost to violent

BROOKLYN - The father of a bouncer from The Bronx who was killed over the weekend says his son isn't the first one he's lost to violent crime.

According to police, 32-year-old Christopher Braham was trying to break up a fight at Pat's Palm Tree in Brooklyn when he was shot and killed early Sunday. His father says Braham's older brother, 51-year-old Douglas Smith, was stabbed to death just 10 blocks away on the same street in 2009.

No arrests have been made in the shooting and cops are urging anyone with information to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS.

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