What to Know
- Police arrested a man this week for attempting to shoot two people in a Brooklyn neighborhood
- The suspect visited a residence pretending to drop off a package before trying to shoot the victims twice
- Police say the gun never fired
A Missouri man will spend his Christmas Eve in a Brooklyn court after police say he tried to shoot two men in Mill Basin.
Investigators say Rusty Lloyd went to a house on East 65th Street pretending to deliver a package.
Instead, police say Lloyd pulled out a gun and tried to shoot the two men in the home.
Luckily, the gun didn't fire.
Police say he then ran to a nearby gym where he was arrested.
NBC New York has reached out to prosecutors to confirm the reason Lloyd traveled 12,000 miles to Brooklyn.