Wednesday, October 28, 2015

7-Year-Old Girl Brain Dead After Choking at School; 'Dwight Schrute' Coming to DUMBO; and More Brooklyn Briefs

Watching the World Series Game 1 at Brooklyn Borough Hall. Photo: MK Metz
 - A 7-year-old Brooklyn girl has been declared brain-dead after choking on her public-school lunch. The EMT who tried to save her was suspended from his job. [NY Post]

- Velázquez introduces gun bill that would tax sales, and fund anti-violence and mental health programs. The NRA is going to hate it. [Brooklyn Eagle]

- Police are looking for a Canarsie man wanted for allegedly shooting his wife in the face. [NY1]

- A man was charged Tuesday night in a shooting in Bushwick that left one man dead and two others hurt. [CBS]

- Rainn Wilson -- beet farmer Dwight Schrute on “The Office” -- is coming to DUMBO to talk up new book. [Brooklyn Eagle]

- After a surge in ridership, Coney Island’s elected officials are calling on the MTA to restore F train express service. [Sheepshead Bites]

- A "mixed-race" wedding in 1907 in Bed-Stuy attracts unwanted attention. [Brownstoner]

- A list of all the weird things that happened during the first game of the World Series last night. [Slate]

- Florida man is in a coma after e-cigarette explodes in his face. [Daily News]

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