Cops and paramedics responded to shootings across Brooklyn, Queens and Manhattan between Tuesday night and Wednesday morning that left eight people with injuries not considered life-threatening, police reported.
The first shooting happened in East Flatbush, Brooklyn, at about 7:50 p.m. on Oct. 21, where two teenagers and a man were shot in front of 397 East 49th St.
Officers from the 67th Precinct, in responding to a 911 call about the gunfire, found a 16-year-old male shot in both legs, a 20-year-old man shot in the torso. The teen went to Kings County Hospital and the 20-year-old to Brookdale University Hospital in stable condition.
Police learned that a third victim, a 17-year-old man, had also been injured and taken by private vehicle to Brookdale Hospital. He, too, is expected to survive.
Witnesses told police that an unknown vehicle sprayed the group with bullets before fleeing on Church Avenue. Police were checking video for clues as to who fired the shots.
Community leader and members of the non-violence action group God Squad were on the scene gathering information and seeking to quell the violence.
“We’ve been on this block numerous times. Gun violence can happen anywhere in Brooklyn [and] we are tired of it,” said Pastor Gil Monrose of the God Squad, who arrived with several other members.
Meanwhile, in Queens, at 7:50 p.m. Tuesday night, officers from the 100th Precinct responded to shots fired at 81-05 Beach Channel Drive in Far Rockaway and found an 18-year-old male shot in the hip.
Paramedics brought the victim to Jamaica Hospital in stable condition. Investigators say the victim has been “uncooperative” with detectives.
At 9:30 p.m. Tuesday, a 31-year-old man was shot in the torso by an unknown person at Utica Avenue and Eastern Parkway in Crown Heights, Brooklyn.
Police said the victim was taken to Kings County Hospital in stable condition. Detectives say the victim has also been uncooperative.
Back in Queens, a young man was shot in the right knee by gun-toting suspects on a bicycle in Elmhurst at about 9:52 p.m. Tuesday night.
Law enforcement sources said four males on bicycles rode by a 22-year-old man at the corner of Whitney and 43rd Avenues and began firing shots at him. One of the bullets blasted the victim in the right knee.
Police said it is unclear, at this time, whether the victim was the intended target.
Paramedics brought the injured man to Elmhurst Hospital in stable condition.
Returning to Brooklyn, a 31-year-old man was shot in the right hand while driving near the corner of East 56th Street and Linden Boulevard in Flatbush at 11:15 p.m. Tuesday night.
Cops said the victim drove himself to Jamaica Hospital for treatment. Investigators said he could not provide a description of the individual who shot him.
Then, early Wednesday morning at 3:45 a.m., a 32-year-old man was shot at West 26th Street and Ninth Avenue in Chelsea, Manhattan.
Cops said the victim told detectives from the 10th Precinct that an unknown man began firing at him at the location and ran.
The victim was taken to Bellevue Hospital in stable condition. Detectives found numerous spent rounds at the scene and were checking security video for possible pictures of the shooter.
Arrest in Bronx restaurant shooting
Detectives arrested a 32-year-old man suspected for opening fire on patrons at a Bronx restaurant and social club on Monday morning, killing a 19-year-old woman and wounding two men in the process.
Domingo Berroa, 32, of Dekalb Avenue in Norwood section of the Bronx, faces murder charges for the Oct. 19 slaying of Wendolin Ortiz, 19, of East 163 Street in the Bronx. He is also being charged with the wounding of two other men.
Investigators say Berroa allegedly opened fired on the three at 7 a.m. Monday inside of Mix-Tech Club at 2345 Jerome Avenue in University Heights.
Cops and witnesses said Berroa allegedly walked into the back of the restaurant where people were eating breakfast and opened fire. He continued shooting even as he left the restaurant, hitting a parked car outside the restaurant.
It is still unclear whether the three actually worked at the club or were patrons, however, music was said to be playing at the time of the shooting. It was also not revealed a motive for the shooting.
The other two victims, a 3o-year-old man shot to the stomach and a 28-year-old hit in the arm, were both said to be in stable condition at St. Barnabas Hospital.
Arrest in Queens housing homicide
Queens detectives also picked up at 19-year-old man in connection with the April 9 shooting death of a 25-year-old man in an Astoria city housing complex.
Jerald Bethea, 19, of 27th Avenue in the Astoria Houses, a NYCHA development, was charged with the murder of Darrian Ramdial of Mount Vernon.
Cops from PSA#9 and the 114th Precinct responded to a 911 call about a male shot in front of 3-20 27th Avenue on April 9. Upon arrival, they found Ramdial suffering from a gunshot wound to the lower torso. He was rushed to Elmhurst Hospital, where he was pronounced dead on arrival.
Bethea is being charged with murder and possession of a loaded firearm.
Police seek information on homicide
Detectives have provided a new video in connection with the shooting death of a 31-year-old Bronx man in an Oct. 12 shooting.
Police say that at 6:37 p.m., the 42nd Precinct responded to a 911 call of a male shot inside of 1486 Vyse Ave., in Charlotte Gardens. Officers found the victim unconscious and unresponsive with a gunshot wound to the torso. EMS pronounced the victim dead at the scene.
He was later identified as Dante Young, 31, of East 183rd Street.
Anyone with information regarding the suspect’s whereabouts can call Crime Stoppers at 800-577-TIPS (for Spanish, dial 888-57-PISTA). You can also submit tips online at nypdcrimestoppers.com, or on Twitter @NYPDTips. All calls and messages are kept confidential.