3 Charged in Connection With Anti-Gay Attack in Brooklyn

Two men and a teenage boy have been arrested in connection with an anti-gay attack in Brooklyn that left a 22-year-old man with a gunshot wound, authorities said.

According to police, the victim was dressed as a woman and walking down the street with two other men in Bushwick Saturday morning when the three suspects approached them and allegedly began making anti-gay comments.

A dispute ensued and one of the men shot the victim in the buttocks.

Cody Sigue, 22, and the teen, 17, were both charged with third-degree menacing as a hate crime. Matthew Smith, 21, was charged with first-degree assault and was also charged in a separate shooting Friday night. Information on an attorneys for the two adults wasn't immediately available.

The victim was treated at a nearby hospital and released.

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