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Man Charged With Attempted Murder in Brooklyn House Party Shooting That Wounded 9

The shots were fired at a house party in East Flatbush following a dispute, police say



    (Published Monday, July 1, 2013)

    Police have charged a 24-year-old man in connection with the shooting of nine people at a Brooklyn house party after catching him near the Holland Tunnel Tuesday following a tip, authorities said. 

    The suspect, identified as Tyrone Brown of Crown Heights, was taken into custody by Port Authority police and NYPD officers Tuesday as he drove out of the tunnel. Brown was later charged with attempted murder, assault, criminal possession of a weapon and reckless endangerment in Sunday's party shooting.

    Nine people were wounded at the party on East 52nd Street in East Flatbush when gunfire erupted shortly before 1 a.m., according to NYPD. The victims suffered a range of injuries, including gunshot wounds to the side, lower back, calf and foot, but all are expected to be OK. 

    Police believe the shooting started after someone was either asked to leave the party or was not permitted entry. It was unclear exactly how many people fired shots.

    Authorities Monday released surveillance video showing two men described as persons of interest in the shooting fleeing the scene. Authorities believe one of those men is Brown; they are still looking for the other.

    Information on an attorney for Brown wasn't immediately available.

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