One person was killed and another two injured in shootings Wednesday across Brooklyn.
At 6:20 p.m. a 29-year-old man was shot in the head outside of the Farragut Houses at the corner of Sands and Gold Streets in DUMBO. The Daily News reports that the man was shot by a woman who escaped by fleeing into an apartment building on Bridge Street.
According to an NYPD spokesperson, the man was rushed to Methodist Hospital in critical condition and was expected to die of his injuries. An investigation is ongoing and no arrests have been made.
Minutes earlier Robert Thomas, 46, was fatally shot in the head by a drive-by shooter near the corner of MacDougal Street and Thomas Boyland Street near his home in Bed-Stuy. Police confirmed that Thomas was found with at least on gunshot wound at 5:54 p.m. and rushed to Interfaith Hospital, where he was later pronounced dead. No arrests have been made in connection to his murder.
Shortly after 10:30 p.m. Wednesday night, 26-year-old Andre Lane was shot in the torso and right arm on the corner of Ralph and East New York Avenues in Brownsville, Brooklyn. Lane was rushed to Kings County Hospital, where the Daily News reports he died of his injuries. However, an NYPD spokesperson disputed that report, telling Gothamist that Lane survived.
And in the Bronx, Sarisse Respass, 32, a mother of three, was fatally struck in the head inside her Wakefield apartment shortly before 7 a.m. yesterday. It was initially reported that she was shot, but the NYPD now says Respass suffered "blunt trauma" to the head.
Police arrested White Plains resident Sheldon Salmon, 35, Thursday in connection to the murder and have charged him with Second Degree Murder, Manslaughter, and Criminal Possession of a Weapon.