Murder in a stairwell!

The Brooklyn Paper


A 17-year-old man was murdered with two shots to the stomach in the stairwell of a Baltic Street building on April 25.

Police responded to a call about gunfire in the apartment building between Bond and Hoyt streets at 1:20 am. Officers found the teen crumpled on the ground with the two bleeding wounds.

He was taken to Long Island College Hospital and died at 2:15 am.

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A high school student told police he was mugged by three fellow student at Cobble Hill HS on Baltic Street on April 23.

The 16-year-old victim said the bad boys, whose names he did not know, stole his digital music player at 12:35 pm in the school, which is between Hoyt and Smith streets.

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