Friday, August 17, 2012

15-Year-Old Arrested In Fish Playground Shooting of Four Teens

A 15-year-old was arrested for a Monday shooting that injured four people at Fish Park in Brooklyn, police said.

A 15-year-old was arrested for the Monday shooting that injured four people at Fish Playground in Brooklyn, police said. (Photo: Jon Hyde)


Cops busted a teenage thug for shooting four other teens at a Brooklyn playground earlier this week, authorities said, according to the New York Post.

Darren Wint, 15, was nabbed Thursday for attempted murder after witnesses linked him to the attack, police said.

Wint rode a BMX bicycle into a crowded Fish Playground on Fulton Street in Brownsville where teens were playing basketball around 6:30 p.m., Monday.

Cops said he fired several shots.

Two 16-year-old boys were struck in the arm. A 13-year-old girl and an 18-year-old man suffered graze wounds to the back.

Wint was charged with four counts of criminal possession of a weapon and four counts of assault, in addition to the attempted murder charges.

Monday’s bloodshed was the latest in a series of shootings that have killed or wounded innocent bystanders at city playgrounds, basketball courts or streets this summer.

Four-year-old Lloyd Morgan was fatally shot by a stray bullet while near a basketball court at the Forest Houses in the Bronx on July 22.

Police believe 14-year-old honor student Kemar Bryan Brooks was also killed by a stray bullet July 26 while playing tennis in Haffen Park in the Bronx.

Three-year-old Isaiah Gonzalez was shot in the leg while playing in the sprinklers at the Roosevelt Houses in Bedford Stuyvesant and two-year-old Ariyanna Prince was shot in a drive-by shooting in Brownsville.

Thirteen-year-old Kentrell Simpson was also wounded in the shooting that injured Ariyanna, her father and three others.

One teen and two young adults were wounded by stray bullets from a shooting at the St. Nicholas Houses in Harlem June 3. That shooting killed 25-year-old Akeem Green.

And Five people were wounded at Harlem’s fame d Rucker Park on July 25. Ricardo Laing, 24, from Westchester, was charged with attempted murder.

Read More:

Teen 'thug' busted for shooting four at B'klyn playground: police
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