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FDNY: 12-year-old dead, 20-year-old injured in Brooklyn shooting

Police say a 12-year-old is dead and a 20-year-old is injured following a shooting in Brooklyn Thursday night.

News 12 Staff

Apr 1, 2022, 1:10 AM

Updated 809 days ago

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Police say a 12-year-old is dead and a 20-year-old is injured following a shooting in Brooklyn Thursday night. 
Police say the incident happened at around 7:45 p.m. near 56th Street and Linden Boulevard. They say the 20-year-old woman was the driver, the 12-year-old was in the passenger seat and an 8-year-old was sitting in the back seat. 
Mayor Eric Adams and the NYPD addressed the shooting Thursday night. 
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The 8-year-old was uninjured, police say. Police say they pulled over to eat food when shots were fired. 
The 20-year-old was shot multiple times and is undergoing surgery, police say.
Police say she is expected to survive. Police say they are all related and live in the area. 
They say the 12-year-old was transported to NYC Health + Hospitals/Kings County, where he was pronounced dead. 
Police say they are searching for two black Sedans. One vehicle fled down East 58th Street and the other fled down Linden Boulevard, police say. 
Anyone with information is asked to contact 1800-577-TIPS. All calls remain anonymous. 


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