According to New York Police, nine people were shot and wounded at a party in Brooklyn, New York and one of them; a woman, was taken to hospital in a critical condition.
Apparently an argument broke out when someone was denied entry into the house party last night on East 52nd Street in East Flatbush, New York.
Authorities say that shots were heard at around 1 a.m. on Sunday morning, after some people started shooting wildly into a crowd of around 60 people outside of the house.
One witness, who doesn’t want to be named, said “”A person in the middle of the crowd just started shooting all around, into the crowd.” The witness goes on to say that people started screaming and they started running away from the gunfire.
Another resident, who also doesn’t wish to be named, said that a bunch of girls started running down the street after they jumped his fence. He also said that the shooter crept down the block and hid in the corner of a nearby driveway.
The assailant was wearing light colored shorts and a T-shirt, according to the neighbor, who added that some of the girls running away from the scene were not wearing any shoes and one had her blouse “ripped right off.”
The nine party goers, who were injured by the gunman, are all expected to make a full recovery, according to authorities.
One of the victims was admitted to the hospital with “life-threatening” injuries. Her condition later improved and she is now in stable condition.
New York police officer, Sophia Tassy-Mason said that seven of the victims have been released from hospital. The other two victims remain in the hospital but are in a stable condition.
It is still unknown how many shots were fired and how many people fired shots, according to police.
No arrests have as yet been made and no suspects have been identified.