Gunman shoots man in the neck


Brooklyn Heights–DUMBO–Boerum Hill–Downtown

Downtown shooting

A gunman shot a man in the neck on Sands Street on Aug. 21.

Patrolling officers heard gunshots and rushed to the scene at Gold Street just after 3:10 am, where they found the victim lying on the ground along with the gun and shell casings.

Paramedics rushed the victim to Methodist Hospital in stable condition, according to police reports.

Blade bandit

A knife-toting knave stole keys from a Gold Street apartment building on Aug. 18.

The victim told police that the knife-wielding pilferer swiped the keys from a table in the common area of the building at Myrtle Avenue around 5:10 am, before cursing out the victim and threatening him with the blade.


Police arrested a man for allegedly throwing a brick through a cop car window on Fulton Street on Aug. 20.

A traffic enforcement agent told her NYPD colleagues that she was sitting in her marked car at Flatbush Avenue at 1:10 am when the suspect allegedly hurled the block through the driver side window.

Cops collared the man on the spot for felony assault of a police officer, according to police reports.


Police cuffed a woman for allegedly throwing a key fob at a cop on Navy Street on Aug. 22.

The victim told police that the suspect allegedly lobbed the fob at the cop’s forehead near Sands Street at 2:45 pm.

Officers arrested the suspect on the scene for felony assault of a cop, according to police reports.

Busted teens

Cops arrested two teens for allegedly trying to break into a Clinton Street cafe on Aug. 23.

A witness told police that the two 14-year-old boys allegedly smashed the front glass door of the restaurant at Atlantic Avenue at 1:20 am before fleeing the scene.

The teens allegedly tried to hide near the Manhattan Bridge at Sands Street, where police picked them up and arrested them on felony burglary charges, according to police reports.