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Police: Woman fatally shot in East Flatbush, person of interest in custody

Police say they have taken a 48-year-old person-of-interest in custody but did not confirm if he was armed with a gun.

News 12 Staff

May 7, 2023, 2:29 PM

Updated 409 days ago

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A person of interest connected to the fatal shooting of a woman in East Flatbush on Sunday has been taken into police custody.
Police say they responded to a call reporting a shooting at a private home on East 96th Street at around 3 a.m.
Upon arrival, officers found a 49-year-old woman with multiple gunshot wounds. She was pronounced dead at the hospital.
Police say they have taken a 48-year-old person-of-interest in custody but did not confirm if he was armed with a gun.
Police say they believe the individual taken into custody may have been the victim's boyfriend. However, the investigation is still ongoing.


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