BREAKING: Four People Shot On Brighton Beach Boardwalk

UPDATED STORY: Shooting on Brighton Beach Boardwalk, Five Injured, Two Critically

ADDITIONAL COVERAGE:
(Brighton Beach shooting: View photos of the scene, as police canvassed the area.)
(Brighton Beach shooting: View a video from a restaurant patron taken moments after the shooting.)
(Brighton Beach shooting: Two graphic videos taken from the crowd gathering around the victims.)

The below story has been updated. View the most recent version at the link above.

UPDATE (6:40 p.m.): 1010Wins is reporting that five people are shot and at least two are in critical condition, they add that the shooting began on Brighton 7th Street.

Original post:

We’ve just heard from multiple tipsters that shots were fired on the Brighton Beach section of the Riegelmann boardwalk, near Brighton 6th Street. The incident occurred betweeb 5:30 and 6:00 p,m.

We have not confirmed this yet, but one tipster says four people were shot. Their condition, the number of shooters, or whether or not they’ve been apprehended is not yet known.

NYPD officials are on the scene and have closed off that section of the boardwalk.

This is a breaking news story and may contain inaccuracies. We will provide more information as it becomes available.

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