Police probe deadly drive-by shooting in Bed-Stuy

BROOKLYN - Police are investigating a drive-by shooting that left one man dead in Bedford-Stuyvesant this morning.

According to officials, the victim was sitting in his truck at Patchen Avenue and Hancock Street at around 10:30 a.m. when another dark-colored pickup truck drove by and someone inside fired several shots at him. The pickup then took off up Patchen Avenue.

The victim was taken to Kings County Hospital, where he was pronounced dead on arrival, police say.

Neighbors say at the time of the shooting, the victim was accompanied by two women, who are now being interviewed by police.

Police are still trying to determine a motive behind the shooting. Anyone with information is being asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

Candlelight vigil held Monday for the 2 Bellport 1 Vigil held for Bellport students murdered in Central Islip
VIDEO: Interview with SUNY Old Westbury President Dr. 2 VIDEO: Interview with SUNY Old Westbury president
VIDEO: Interview with former Suffolk County Executive Steve 3 VIDEO: Interview with former Suffolk County Executive Steve Levy
4 Brooklyn Sportscast, April 27
At least six people have been arrested and 5 Six arrested, 4 more sought in Coney Island gang assault video

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

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.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE