Two Homicides In Three Days In Brooklyn

CROWN HEIGHTS/WILLIAMSBURG – Cops are looking for suspects related to two separate homicides in three days in the borough.

On September 17 at around 4:47 a.m., 60-year-old Gary Smith was found slumped on the steps of a building on Schenectady Avenue between Lincoln Place and St. Johns Place. Smith was had trauma to his face and was pronounced dead at the Kings County Hospital.

Cops have deemed the incident a homicide. As of this morning, there have been no arrests made and the investigation is ongoing.

This morning, September 20, at around 4:14 a.m., cops were called to a stabbing inside Express Deli and Tobacco at 132 Graham Avenue. A 37-year-old man was found with multiple stab wounds to the back. He was transported to Woodhull Hospital and was pronounced dead.

The name of the victim is still pending family notification. There have been no arrests made and the investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information in regard to these incidents 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.

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Zainab Iqbal

Zainab is a staff reporter at Bklyner who sometimes writes poetry in her free time ||


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