Two people in Brooklyn murdered on Thanksgiving night

Crime scene in Brooklyn
File photo/Lloyd Mitchell

Thanksgiving night in Brooklyn saw two people slain in separate homicides, police reported.

The first incident occurred in East New York, where a man was stabbed to death at the corner of Belmont and Alabama Avenues at about 7:15 p.m. on Nov. 23.

Officers from the 75th Precinct, in responding to a 911 call, found the victim, age unknown, at the location with a stab wound to his torso. 

EMS rushed him to Brookdale University Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. Police have withheld his identity, pending family notification.

The 75th Precinct has seen 20 homicides year-to-date through Nov. 19, down four from the number reported at the same point in 2022, according to the most recent CompStat report.

Brooklyn murder scene
File photo/Lloyd Mitchell

Nearly four hours later, police reported, a woman was shot dead in front of a Bedford-Stuyvesant apartment building.

Law enforcement sources said 69-year-old Angelina Renita Parker took a bullet to her neck while standing in front of her home at 340 Bainbridge St. at about 10:57 p.m. Thursday night.

Officers from the 81st Precinct responded to a 911 call about the incident. EMS rushed Parker to Brookdale Hospital, where she died a short time later.

The most recent CompStat report for the 81st Precinct noted four homicides year-to-date through Nov. 19, down one from the same point last year; and 12 shooting incidents, down 55.6% so far this year.

So far, no arrests have been made in either case, police reported. 

The investigations remain ongoing, and anyone with information can call Crime Stoppers at 800-577-TIPS (for Spanish, dial 888-57-PISTA). You can also submit tips online at crimestoppers.nypdonline.org, or on Twitter @NYPDTips. All calls and messages are kept confidential.