Shooting at an illegal gambling site in Brooklyn, New York has killed four people and left three wounded.
The police have confirmed that six men and one woman were shot inside a building in the Crown Heights neighborhood of Brooklyn.
It is also confirmed that four who were shot, died at the scene and the injured have been taken to the hospital. The injuries are not life-threatening, as per the latest.
So far no arrests have been made and the motive remains unclear. The detectives investigating the shooting have said that they have found two guns at the scene.
Mayor Bill de Blasio said: “I‘ve said it before and I‘ll say it until I can‘t anymore: we have an epidemic of gun violence that spares no community — and it won‘t stop until we get guns off our streets once and for all.”
This is the second shooting in just a week in New York.
Commenting on the illegal gambling site, Chief of Patrol Rodney Harrison said that the there has been evidence of gambling at the site as they found playing cards and dice. However, he said that the site did not have any sort of license and also that they had not received any complaint about illicit gambling activities going on at the site.