News Brooklyn man accidentally shoots friend in Sunset Park with gun he thought was unloaded, NYPD says Police tape at an undated crime scene. Photo Credit: iStock By Alison Fox email@example.com @AlisonFox Updated January 24, 2016 4:58 PM Print Share fbShare Tweet Email A Brooklyn man was charged with accidentally shooting and killing his friend while showing off his gun, police said, as the blizzard whipped outside. At about 8 p.m. on Saturday, as the snow tumbled down throughout the city, 32-year-old Maciej Gorecki allegedly went to his friend’s Sunset Park apartment to show off his gun, a law enforcement official said. Gorecki, who thought the gun was unloaded, allegedly held it up to 37-year-old Golabek Zdzislaw’s head and pulled the trigger, a law enforcement official said. But the gun was in fact loaded and Zdzislaw was found inside the 45th Street apartment and pronounced dead. Gorecki was charged with manslaughter and second-degree criminal possession of a weapon, police said. Arraignment information for Gorecki was not immediately available. By Alison Fox firstname.lastname@example.org @AlisonFox Alison covers law enforcement and breaking news. She previously worked at The Wall Street Journal, and has a master’s degree from Northwestern University and bachelor’s from the University of Wisconsin at Madison. Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Comments We're revamping our Comments section. Learn more and share your input.