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Police: Gang member confesses to the mass shooting at the festival

FILE – In this July 28, 2019 file photo, the remains of a party, the nest, a children’s playground, after a shooting in the Brownsville neighborhood in the Brooklyn borough of New York city. The New York City police department has arrested in the community of the festival shooting that left one person dead and 11 injured this year. The police department said Wednesday, Oct. 16, the 20-year-old Kyle Williams, of Brooklyn, was arrested on murder and criminal possession of a weapon, reckless endangerment, and attempted murder charges. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)

NEW YORK – A 20-year-old member of the gang, and is known to be one of the two gunmen in a firefight that turned out to be a lively summer festival in the community, in Brooklyn, in a blood-soaked nightmare, police said on Thursday.

One person has died and 11 were injured when Kyle Williams, and for a second, as-yet-unknown shooter opened fire, and, possibly, on the other, while in the Anaheim area, annual Old-Timers Day celebration, July 27, according to police.

Police arrested Williams on Wednesday, and he confessed to the shooting during questioning, the Deputy director of the Michael Kemper said.

The investigation into the mass shooting appeared to be stopped for a period of time, but the Kemper is credited “old-fashioned detective work and the help of the public to the opening of the case, and after 80 days of an arrest.

The gunfire turned to panic in a crowd of thousands of people who had gathered in the area include a children’s playground and a community centre for music and food. Dodging the bullets, to cut down and central when she came running up to the event, which is held annually for 56 years, is a reunion for people who grew up in the Brownsville neighborhood.

Jason Pagan, 38, was was fatally struck. The six men and five women, between the ages of 21 to 55 years, were admitted to the hospital with gunshot wounds.

The police said, by a chance encounter between rival groups led to the gunfire. Williams admitted to being the one that is shot in hell of, Kemper said.

The investigators have identified a person they believe was the second shooter, but no arrest, Kemper said. That it was connected with the Heathen of the group, Williams was involved in a rival group, ” he said. Pagan does not fire the shots.

“These two groups don’t like each other,” Kemper said in a news conference on Thursday. “Words were exchanged. The cannons were displayed. The shots were fired. And this incident took place.”

Williams is expected to take place on Thursday indicted on charges of murder and criminal possession of a weapon, reckless endangerment and attempted homicide, in the Brooklyn public prosecutor’s office said.

It was not clear whether he had an attorney who could comment.

The police have offered thousands and thousands of dollars in rewards for information, but the biggest change came after the department circulated photos of the two women seen in the video in the park around the time of the story, Kemper said. He didn’t want to comment on is how tips on to women allowed the researchers to make a connection to the Williams family.

The head of the Department Terence Monahan, said that he was upset and disappointed by a “senseless act of violence.” While the department does not have an official definition, ” he said, and the Anaheim fusillade was one mass of fire.

Williams 9 mm handgun, fired 10 times, and the Kemper has said. It’s another gun, a .40-caliber semi-automatic to be utilized by the second shot, fired five times, ” he said.

“I would like to make it clear to each and every member of the gang and a violent criminal in New York City,” he said. “If you think that you will be able to carry an illegal gun, or a source of violence and instill fear in our communities, and you couldn’t be more wrong. Regardless of the period of time that goes by, we will find it for you, arrest you, and you’re going to go to jail.”

The police said earlier in the review, and that the Heathen had recently been let out of prison, and the story could have been related to a gang dispute. Gentile has been a member of the Bloods gang, and some of the other victims had a gang of in history, according to police.

Williams is a self-admitted member of the gang,” Kemper said, declining to be identified with a gang affiliation. The address of the police department for him, it is about a 10-minute walk away from the playground.

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