NYPD probe apparent murder-suicide in Brooklyn

BROOKLYN - Police say a double shooting in Brooklyn Saturday morning appears to be a murder-suicide.

Police say they received numerous calls about shots fired and a fire around 4 a.m. on 62nd Street in Borough Park. When firefighters and police arrived, they found the bodies of a 27-year-old man and a 27-year-old woman across the street.

According to police, the man set two fires in the apartment and the woman ran outside with her 5-year-old daughter. Police say the man then fatally shot the woman and then shot himself. Neighbors found the little girl kneeling by her mother?s body. She was taken to Lutheran Medical Center for trauma.

Police recovered a gun at the scene and say the investigation is ongoing.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

At least six people have been arrested and 1 Six arrested, 4 more sought in Coney Island gang assault video
Senior Samuel Langshteyn received a cochlear implant when 2 Best of Brooklyn: Hearing-impaired student performs in play
VIDEO: News conference on annual Denim Day 3 VIDEO: News conference on annual Denim Day
News 12 viewers took to Facebook to discuss 4 The Buzz: 8-year-old wanders out of charter school, found walking along train tracks
Gov. Andrew Cuomo will host the grand opening 5 New span at Kosciuszko Bridge opens to drivers

advertisement | advertise on News 12


Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.