Brooklyn Heights–DUMBO–Boerum Hill–Downtown
A gunman shot a man in the head in Nicholas Nayquan Heyward Jr park on September 30, police say.
The victim told cops he was sitting in the park on Wyckoff Street near Bond Street at around 12:40 am when the shooter began firing into the park, striking the victim in the head. The victim was taken to Methodist Hospital for treatment.
A purloiner ripped off a workman’s truck on Livingston Street on October 1, police say.
The victim told cops the burglar broke into his work vehicle while it was parked near Nevins Street at around 8:00 pm, and made off with an engagement ring, a Burberry wallet, a backpack, sunglasses, and tools, totaling $4,880.
Cops arrested a thief who attempted to rob a women on the Jay Street-Metrotech platform on October 1.
The victim told cops the suspect asked her for $5 at around 4:52 pm while she was waiting for the R train. The suspect then allegedly swiped her purse from her lap and jumped onto the train tracks. Bystanders were able to get the suspect off of the train tracks, and cops booked him and charged him with burglary, assault, and criminal mischief.
A carjacker stole a car from York Street on October 2, police say.
The victim told cops she left her car parked near Navy Street at around 6:00 pm, when she returned around 8:00 pm, the car had been jacked.