Suspect charged in deadly Brooklyn double shooting at apartment complex

Detectives at scene of Brooklyn double shooting
Detectives investigate the scene of a double shooting in East New York, Brooklyn on May 27, 2023.
Photo by Lloyd Mitchell

Brooklyn detectives nabbed a suspect on Sunday afternoon connected to a double shooting the night before that left a man dead and a woman seriously injured.

Gioliver Tineo, 23, of New Lots Avenue was charged on May 27 with attempted murder and criminal possession of a weapon. Additional charges may be pending the results of the ongoing investigation.

Law enforcement sources said the May 27 incident occurred at around 9:29 p.m. in front of an apartment building within the private Spring Creek Gardens complex at 902 Drew St. in City Line.

Officers responding to a 911 call regarding the shooting found 33-year-old Delvin Diaz, who lived at the location, shot numerous times about his body and a 31-year-old woman who suffered a graze wound to her shoulder.

EMS rushed both victims to Brookdale University Hospital, where Diaz was pronounced dead. The 31-year-old woman, meanwhile, was listed in stable condition.

Police at the scene of a double shooting in Brooklyn
Police at the scene of a double shooting in East New York, Brooklyn on May 27, 2023.Photo by Lloyd Mitchell

Saturday’s shooting was the latest episode of gun violence to occur in Brooklyn’s 75th Precinct, which has seen more than two dozen shootings so far in 2023.

According to the most recent CompStat report, the 75th Precinct has seen 27 shootings year-to-date through May 21; that’s down one from the 28 recorded at the same period of time in 2022. Those 27 shootings have resulted in 32 injuries, up one from the total recorded last year.

Updated on May 29 at 7:35 a.m.