NEW YORK — At least one person was killed and 11 others were wounded when gunfire erupted Saturday night at a block party in Brooklyn, New York, authorities said.
According to WNBC-TV, the deadly shooting occurred about 11 p.m. near a Brownsville park as residents attended an Old Timers' Day party. One victim, a 38-year-old man, died from a gunshot wound to the head, New York police said.
NYPD Commissioner James O'Neill said six people who were taken to the hospital for treatment were released by Sunday afternoon, The Associated Press reported.
"We had a terrible shooting in Brownsville tonight that shattered a peaceful neighborhood event. Our hearts go out to the victims," Mayor Bill de Blasio tweeted. "We will do everything in our power to keep this community safe and get guns off our streets."
The Associated Press reported that police are looking for two shooters who they think were involved.
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