Man, 24, arrested in Brooklyn party shooting that injured 9

A Maine man calling himself 'Peter Pan' was arrested for stealing a boat in Boston. (Credit: Google Images)
(Credit: Google Images)

Police have arrested a 24-year-old man in connection with the shooting at a Brooklyn house party this past weekend that wounded nine people.

Tyrone Brown, of Brooklyn, has been charged with attempted murder, assault, criminal possession of a weapon and reckless endangerment.

The shooting erupted shortly before 1 a.m. on Sunday on East 52nd Street in East Flatbush, police said.

The nine victims were treated for various injuries, including gunshot wounds to the calf, foot, ankle, back and thigh. No one was killed.

Officers apprehended Brown on Tuesday after a Port Authority officer spotted the suspect in a white Nissan Altima near the Holland Tunnel in Jersey City around 4 p.m., sources told The Daily News.

Port Authority officers were asked to keep an eye out for Brown because he uses the tunnel daily, The News reports.

The officer followed Brown through the toll booth. Port Authority police and a Port Authority Emergency Service Unit truck then pulled alongside Brown’s car and arrested him once he reached Manhattan.

Cops said on Sunday that the shooting started after a person was either kicked out of the party or denied entry to the party.

Police previously released descriptions of two men wanted for questioning in connection to the shooting.


News
Entertainment
Sports
Lifestyle
National

Florida man charged with murdering son to play…

A Florida man annoyed that his 16-month-old crying son was preventing him from playing video games suffocated the toddler, police said on Friday.

International

Powerful 7.2 magnitude earthquake rattles Mexico

A powerful earthquake struck Mexico Friday, shaking buildings and sending people running into the street, although there were no reports of major damage.

News

OMG! Exercise can make skin (and butt) look…

A moderate exercise regime can turn back time and actually reverse the skin's aging process, according to new research. The study showed that a minimum…

International

Jews in eastern Ukraine ordered to register, Kerry…

Secretary of State John Kerry condemned reports that Jews in eastern Ukraine had been ordered to register with the authorities "or suffer the consequences."

Entertainment

Whoopi Goldberg makes her debut as marijuana columnist

"It helps my head stop hurting, and with glaucoma your eyes ache, and she takes the ache out. It's wonderful," she said.

The Word

Kate Middleton made fun of Prince William's bald…

Kate Middleton and Prince William are in Sydney, Australia, right now, and it sounds like that brash Aussie sense of humor might be rubbing off.

The Word

Is Tom Cruise dating Laura Prepon?

"Mission: Impossible" star Cruise is said to be dating Laura Prepon, star of "Orange is the New Black."

Television

'Scandal' recap: Season 3, Episode 18, 'The Price…

Sally is Jesus, Olivia caused global warming, and Mellie's still drunk. Let's recap the Scandal finale. A church full of Washington insiders is about to…

NBA

Carmelo Anthony agonizing over Knicks future as season…

There’s still the cloud hanging over the franchise’s head as to the pending free-agent status of All-Star forward Carmelo Anthony.

NFL

Jets host players with eye toward NFL Draft

The Jets hosted a number of NFL Draft hopefuls for workouts on Thursday, with an eye toward some under-the-radar players.

NFL

Chris Johnson: I wanted to go to 'a…

Now that Chris Johnson is a Jet, the team has to figure out if one of the most explosive players in the NFL over the last half decade has anything…

NHL

Rangers' speed versus Flyers' size makes interesting playoff…

Among the myriad aspects that will make this Metropolitan Division semifinal series fascinating will be the battle between the Rangers' speed and the Flyers' size,…

Tech

VIDEO: 'Vein-scanning' may become the future of paying

Designed to make transactions quicker and easier, the technology works by scanning the unique vein patterns in each person's palm.

Tech

#FollowFriday: 10 of the smartest Twitter accounts

Spending lots of time on Twitter? You might as well learn something. Here are some of the smartest accounts to follow.

Style

Light-up nail art syncs with phone

This Japanese technology syncs light-up nail art with your phone.

Wellbeing

Why is dance cardio taking off in NYC?

Instructors at some of the city's hottest classes explain why.