Friday, September 25, 2015

Shots Fired on DeKalb Ave. in Brooklyn near Pratt

From the scanner: A Level 1 mobilization has been declared after two shots were reported fired at 456 DeKalb Ave. in Brooklyn shortly before midnight Friday night.

According to one report, two people were transported to Methodist Hospital in Park Slope just after midnight, and it was police who fired the shots.

Reports were conflicting, however. According to another report, there were no injuries.

456 DeKalb, near Classon, is part of the Lafayette Gardens housing development, a half block from Pratt Institute in Clinton Hill/ Bed-Stuy.

UPDATE 12:25 a.m. Saturday: NYPD's 88th Precinct has requested a hospital canvass for a male shot.

 UPDATE 12:30 a.m. Saturday: NYPD is searching near DeKalb for a male black wearing a yellow shirt and a goatee.

UPDATE 12:45 a.m. Uniformed officers have been sent to every floor at 456 DeKalb. 

UPDATE: The Daily News reports that cops had opened fire on a man who pulled a gun on them as they patrolled the housing project stairwell. 

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