NYC biker club shooting leave 4 injured: NYPD

4 males had been injured in a drive-by taking pictures outdoors a bike membership that was internet hosting a celebration in Brooklyn Friday night, police and sources stated.

A suspect inside a white sedan opened fireplace in entrance of 223 Russell Road in an industrial part of Greenpoint at about 8:30 p.m., in keeping with the NYPD.

“Folks began yelling that they had been wounded, damage,” witness Andrew Duszkiewicz instructed The Submit.

A 24-year-old man was shot within the arm, a 41-year-old was hit within the head, a 30-year-old was struck within the again and the fourth sufferer was shot within the arm and grazed within the head, sources stated.

All the victims had been anticipated to recuperate, officers stated.

The handle is residence to a biker membership, police stated, and a celebration was underway on the time, in keeping with regulation enforcement sources.

Police are nonetheless investigating the incident in Greenpoint, Brooklyn.
Robert Stolarik for the New York

A few dozen bikes had been lined up outdoors the membership within the hours after the taking pictures.

Duszkiewicz, 55, stated he was using a Citi Bike when he noticed gunfire erupt and referred to as 911.

“A automobile behind me began accelerating and I let him go. He stopped in entrance right here the place bikes had been parked and began firing,” Duszkiewicz instructed The Submit.

“I dropped the bike to the bottom over right here and I used to be going to cover behind a automobile as a result of I believed they had been going to shoot at me. The automobile undoubtedly stopped. After the ultimate shot, I heard the screeching of the automobile draw back.”

It was unclear if the victims had been related to the membership or attending the celebration, however Duszkiewicz, a lifelong neighborhood resident, stated it appeared as if the boys weren’t severely injured.

“They didn’t appear as in the event that they had been in horrible misery as a result of they had been massive people, massive males and I suppose they might deal with the ache,” he stated.

It’s not recognized if the victims had been related to the membership or attending the celebration.
Robert Stolarik for the New York

The stunning show of violence within the industrial space, not removed from a quickly gentrifying residential group, additionally gave the Brooklynite pause.

“I nonetheless think about it to be … Mayberry from the “Andy Griffith Present.” Even now it’s nonetheless protected. It’s random but it surely occurs,”

No arrests had been made by late Friday. 

Further reporting by Jesse O’Neill

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