How 2 were shot to death before NY West Indian Day Parade
New York City police say two individuals have been shot to death amid a festival in the hours prior to the West Indian Day Parade.
Police say a male in his late adolescents or mid 20s was shot in the mid-section at around 3:50 a.m. Monday in Brooklyn. He passed on at a hospital.
Police say about 25 minutes later, a 22-year-old woman was shot in the head just a block away and died at a hospital.
Police are examining whether the shootings are connected.
The shootings happened amid J’ouvert (joo-VAY’), a carnival celebrating Caribbean culture held before day break every Labor Day. The occasion is regularly damaged by savagery. A year ago, a helper to the senator was executed by a stray projectile.