Brooklyn Double Shooting Leaves One Dead, Another Wounded: Hunt for Suspect Underway

Brooklyn, New York – Detectives in Brooklyn, New York, are actively searching for the perpetrator involved in a recent double shooting incident that resulted in the death of one man and left another wounded. The violent episode took place late Saturday night in the vicinity of 101 Osborn St., near Pitkin Avenue, in the neighborhood of Brownsville.

According to law enforcement sources, officers from the 73rd Precinct responded to a 911 call reporting the shooting at approximately 10:57 p.m. on May 18. The 73rd Precinct has experienced a significant 66.7% increase in shooting incidents year-to-date through May 12, with 20 incidents recorded so far this year compared to 12 at the same point in the previous year. Additionally, the precinct has reported 11 homicides, a notable spike from the three recorded at this time last year.

Upon arriving at the scene of the shooting, authorities discovered a 30-year-old man with multiple gunshot wounds to the chest and a 28-year-old man with a gunshot wound to his hand. The motive behind the shooting and the events leading up to it remain unclear and are currently under investigation by law enforcement.

Emergency Medical Services (EMS) rushed both victims to Brookdale University Hospital, where the 30-year-old man was tragically pronounced dead. The identity of the deceased man has not been released pending notification of his family, while the 28-year-old man was reported to be in stable condition.

Throughout the early hours of Sunday morning, police conducted a thorough search of the area surrounding the crime scene for any possible clues or evidence related to the shooting. Despite their efforts, no detailed description of the suspect has been provided, and no arrests have been made thus far in connection with the ongoing investigation.

Individuals with information regarding the incident are urged to contact Crime Stoppers at 800-577-TIPS (or 888-57-PISTA for Spanish speakers) to provide tips anonymously. Alternatively, tips can be submitted online at or via X (formerly Twitter) @NYPDTips. All information provided will be kept confidential to ensure the safety and anonymity of those coming forward with details.