BROOKLYN - With the uptick in violent events near the West Indian Day parade, some residents are wondering if it is time to bring the annual celebration to an end.

Last night, three people were killed and two police officers were injured during a shooting near the parade route.

Multiple other shootings were also reported at or near the parade.

The organizers of the carnival say they are concerned about the violence and will be holding a news conference soon to address the issue.

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