Police: 3 men shot at party in East New York; 5 in custody

News 12 was told three men were hospitalized with gunshot wounds and multiple people are in police custody.

News 12 Staff

Jun 12, 2022, 11:41 AM

Updated 732 days ago


Police are investigating a triple shooting that took place at a party in East New York in Brooklyn. 
Officials say gunfire went off around 11:30 p.m. in the backyard of 264 Essex St.
News 12 was told a group of men entered the backyard. One man began shooting at least three rounds.
Officials say a 15-year-old boy was shot in the left leg, a 16-year-old in the right thigh and another victim in the right arm. 
The three men were taken to Brookdale Hospital and Long Island Jewish Hospital in stable condition. 
Police have five people in custody. The investigation remains ongoing. 

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