Police Question Suspect in BK Shooting Spree

The first shooting happened at about 1 a.m. Saturday at a house party in Marine Park

Sunday, Aug 19, 2012  |  Updated 8:45 AM EDT
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Police Question Suspect in BK Shooting Spree

Police investigating a shooting during an attempted livery cab robbery in Brooklyn that left a passenger in critical condition.

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Police are questioning a man in connection with two separate shootings in Brooklyn that wounded five people, including a livery cab passenger who was shot in the head during a botched robbery.
 
The first shooting happened at about 1 a.m. Saturday at a house party in Marine Park. Authorities say none of those injuries are considered life-threatening.
 
About an hour and a half later in the Flatlands neighborhood, police say a man tried to hold up a livery cab stopped at a traffic light. A passenger sitting in the back was shot in the head. He was hospitalized in critical condition.
 
No charges have yet been filed.

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