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Fatal Shooting at Fort Greene Houses: [UPDATE]

Victim, 21, declared dead on arrival at Brooklyn Hospital.

Update, 12:03 a.m.: The man shot Tuesday night at Fort Greene Houses was later declared dead at Brooklyn Hospital, according to police. 

Police described him as a 21-year-old black male.

The shooting is the second homicide in 2012 for the 88th Precinct, which covers Fort Greene and Clinton Hill.

No arrests have been made.


A man was shot at Fort Greene Houses at approximately 8 p.m. Tuesday, according to the New York Police Department.

According to police, the man was transported to . His condition is not yet known.

The incident, which occurred in the vicinity of 48 Monument Walk, comes less than a month after a young man in front of his building at Whitman Houses during an argument.

Stick with Patch for updates.

Joe Gonzalez March 21, 2012 at 08:40 PM
A little warm weather and look what happens.... Where is City Council Speaker and Mayoral wannabe Christine Quinn as concerns the ongoing crime problem in our venue? Go figure! Again I say it's time we the people confront the banks who take our collective deposits and make business loans to the gun companies. The gun makers in turn make far more firearms than legitimate gun owners will ever need; the result is the oversupply ends up in the hands of the criminal element in our community who is hell bent on death and destruction. I DEMAND our local elect officials confront these bankers immediately. I will call you out: Congressman Ed Towns, State Senator Velmanette Montgomery, State Assemblyman Hakeem Jefferies, City Council Member Tish James, District Leaders Walter Mosley, Ola Alabi and Lincoln Restler. Now is the time for all of you named elected officials to band together to protect us--or pack your bags and get out of Brooklyn. We the people will no longer tolerate fake-do-nothing politicians in our midst.
Capone March 21, 2012 at 10:52 PM
Unbelievable another shooting n da police were rite there these cops are crooked they take the weed n da $ off da drug dealers n tell them get outta here. How the fck some1 get shot n the police rite there smh
Biggie S.H.A. March 22, 2012 at 12:20 AM
Definately! I'm a strong believer in Karma!!!! R.I.P. my dude
G. Gomez June 14, 2012 at 08:02 PM
The police are right there because there is a police station right down the block.
Webb forlife September 23, 2012 at 04:13 AM
shut up if you dont know what you ar talking about. screw you and JO


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