Jealous Man Kills Couple and Shoots Himself After in Flatlands

Jealous Man Kills Couple and Shoots Himself After in Flatlands
Crime scene in Flatlands. Lloyd Mitchell/Bklyner.

FLATLANDS — A brazen gunman opened fire on a woman and man on Sunday afternoon at 2119 Utica Avenue on November 10. The gunman took aim at his two victims just after 2 p.m.

When cops arrived, they found a 33-year-old man with a gunshot wound to the torso trying to leave the scene, who was taken to Brookdale Hospital for treatment.

Inside the apartment were 24-year-old Jened Duncan with gunshot wounds to the head and 31-year-old Darnell Solomon with gunshot wounds to the torso. They were both unconscious and unresponsive. Both of them were taken to NYC Health and Hospitals/Kings County where they were pronounced dead.

The shooter was the ex-boyfriend of Duncan, and allegedly jealous of the couple, and was arrested after Hospital treatment, as am New York reported.

Anyone with information in regard to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).  The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577. All calls are strictly confidential.