Detectives in Brooklyn continue to hunt for the killer who shot two men dead in an apartment building on Sunday night.
Officers from the 67th Precinct found both wounded men in a fourth-floor hallway at 1418 Brooklyn Ave. in East Flatbush at about 10:39 p.m. on Oct. 29.
Law enforcement sources said the two victims, ages 27 and 47, were shot in the head and torso. Both victims were related to each other, though police sources did not divulge the nature of the relationship. Police believe both were shot following a dispute with the unidentified perpetrator.
Responding EMS units pronounced them dead at the scene; police have withheld their identities, pending family notification.
Crime scene detectives combed the apartment building and the exterior into the early morning hours Sunday seeking evidence and clues related to the shooting.
The 67th Precinct has seen a 37.5% decrease in murders through Oct. 22, according to the most recent CompStat report, from 16 to 10. Shootings were also down 19.4%, from 36 in 2022 to 29 this year.
As for Sunday’s shooting, police sources said no arrests have been made, thus far, in the ongoing investigation. The NYPD has yet to provide a description of the suspected killer.
Anyone with information regarding the case 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 X (the platform formerly known as Twitter) @NYPDTips. All calls and messages are kept confidential.