On Wednesday, July 12, 2017, at approximately 9:32 pm, police responded to a 911 call of two people shot in the vicinity of 740 Gates Avenue, within the confines of the 81 Precinct/PSA 3. Upon arrival officers discovered two unconscious and unresponsive female victims with gunshot wounds. EMS also responded to the scene and removed the 21-year-old to Woodhull Hospital with a gunshot wound to the head and the 29-year-old to Kings County Hospital with a gunshot wound to the back. The two women were subsequently pronounced deceased. There are no arrests and the investigation is ongoing.
A $10,000 reward has been offered leading to the arrest and conviction of the person(s) responsible for the above listed homicides.
The breakout is as follows: $2,500 payable by Crime Stoppers upon arrest and indictment; $7,500 payable by the NYPD upon arrest and conviction for the person(s) responsible for the above listed crime.
Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.
All calls are strictly confidential