Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Lincoln Terrace Park Stabbing Spree Leaves One Dead, Two Injuried

Lincoln Terrace Park has been the location of a number of violent incidents over the years including several murders and sexual assaults including an infamous gang rape in 2002 when a woman was attacked by five men in a bathroom that had been left open by the parks department.


By Geoffrey Croft

An 18-year-old was killed and two other males were injured after being stabbed at a Brooklyn park Monday night according to the police.  

The triple stabbing occurred around 11: 30pm inside of the Lincoln Terrace Park basketball courts near Buffalo and East New York Avenues within the confines of the 77th Precinct. 

Police responded to a 911 call of a person stabbed in the Crown Heights park.

Upon arrival, officers observed three victims with stab wounds: 18 year-old Josias Masson sustained a stab wound to his chest and was transported to Kings County Hospital where he was later pronounced deceased. 

17 year-old  Maurice Burke sustained a stab wound to the arm. Kahliq Johnson, 21, sustained a stab wound to the leg. Both victims are listed in stable condition at Kings County hospital. 

There are no arrests at this time. The investigation is ongoing.

Identity of the deceased is pending family notification.

The case is currently under investigation with the Brooklyn North Homicide Squad and the 77th Pct. Detective Squad.  Any information that can lead to the arrest of the person(s) responsible for these shootings, please contact the 77th Precinct Detective Squad at 718-735-0662 or the Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS. A reward of up to $2,000 is offered for anonymous information that can lead to the arrest and indictment of a violent felon.

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