By Brooklyn Reader

June 24, 2014, 10:54 am

NYPD

NYPD

Police in the 77th Precinct of Crown Heights are investigating a multiple stabbing incident that injured two men and left one man dead.

The incident occurred on Monday, June 23, at around 11:11pm inside of the Lincoln Terrace Park Basketball Courts on Buffalo and East New York avenues.

According to police, a group of unknown black males– ages, descriptions and possible motive were not provided by the victims– approached the three men on the basketball court and attacked them.

The first victim, 18, was stabbed in the left side of his chest. He was taken to Kings County Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

The second victim, 17, was stabbed once in the right arm. He was taken to Kings County Hospital, where he was treated for his injuries and is listed in stable condition.

The third victim, 20, was stabbed once in the left leg. He was taken to Kings County Hospital, where he was treated for his injuries and is listed in stable condition.

The case is currently under investigation with the Brooklyn North Homicide Squad and the 77th Pct. Detective Squad.

Any information that can lead to the arrest of the person(s) responsible for these shootings, please contact the 77th Precinct Detective Squad at 718-735-0662 or the Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS. A reward of up to $2,000 is offered for anonymous information that can lead to the arrest and indictment of a violent felon.

About The Author

C. Zawadi Morris is an award-winning journalist and a Chicago native who moved to Brooklyn in 1997. Ms. Morris holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration (and a minor in Spanish) from the University of Illinois and a master’s degree in journalism from Northwestern University. She has worked as the communications director for Congresswoman Nydia Velazquez (NY-12), a senior account executive for Shandwick Public Affairs and Cohn & Wolf Public Relations, and Bed-Stuy Patch. In December 2013, under The Original Media Group, Ms. Morris launched The Brooklyn Reader, an online news source covering the neighborhoods of Central Brooklyn.

C. Zawadi Morris is an award-winning journalist and a Chicago native who moved to Brooklyn in 1997. Ms. Morris holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration (and a minor in Spanish) from the University of Illinois and a master’s degree in journalism from Northwestern University. She has worked as the communications director for Congresswoman Nydia Velazquez (NY-12), a senior account executive for Shandwick Public Affairs and Cohn & Wolf Public Relations, and Bed-Stuy Patch. In December 2013, under The Original Media Group, Ms. Morris launched The Brooklyn Reader, an online news source covering the neighborhoods of Central Brooklyn.

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