Double Brooklyn shooting after botched car deal leaves one man lifeless, another injured: cops

Detectives in Brooklyn are investigating a double shooting early Saturday morning that left a man lifeless and another critically injured.

Law enforcement sources stated the pair have been shot in an obvious late-night car sale that went terribly mistaken.

According to police, the gunfire erupted at about 2:41 a.m. on Sept. 17 in entrance of a house on Glenwood Road off Brooklyn Avenue in Midwood.

Sources acquainted with the investigation stated the 2 victims made a previous association to satisfy with the suspects on the location to lease a BMW sedan to them. The suspects arrived on the scene inside a grey Toyota SUV.

But the transaction shortly turned south, authorities stated, and the would-be renters opened fireplace on the victims. According to the Citizen app, 10 photographs have been fired by the duo, who then took off within the sufferer’s BMW (which had momentary Georgia paper plates) and the Toyota SUV in an unknown route.

Officers from the 67th Precinct responded to the incident.

Police sealed off Glenwood Road at Brooklyn Avenue in Midwood, Brooklyn whereas investigating the lethal double shooting on Sept. 17, 2022.Photo by Lloyd Mitchell

Police realized that each victims had been taken through personal means to SUNY Downstate Medical Center for remedy.

Authorities stated one of the victims, a 24-year-old man shot within the chest, died a short while later on the hospital. Police have withheld his identification, pending household notification.

The second sufferer, a 29-year-old man who took a bullet to his left leg, stays hospitalized in steady situation.

So far, no arrests have been made within the ongoing investigation, police stated.

Anyone with data relating to the double shooting can name Crime Stoppers at 800-577-TIPS (for Spanish, dial 888-57-PISTA). You can even submit ideas on-line at, or on Twitter @NYPDTips. All calls and messages are stored confidential.

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