Villain shoots man during botched robbery


Fort Greene–Clinton Hill

Concealed carry

A masked villain shot a guy during a botched robbery at a Fleet Walk building on Jan. 4.

The victim told police that the man tried to rob him at gunpoint between Prince and Navy streets around 5 am before firing five rounds at him.

Paramedics rushed the victim to Methodist Hospital with gunshot wounds under his armpit and shoulder, according to authorities.

Clean sweep!

A looter raided a Fulton Street laundromat on Dec. 30.

An employee told police that the marauder went behind the counter of the business between S. Elliot Place and S. Portland Avenue at 7:40 am, and grabbed $300 from the cash register. 

Neck-punching prowler

A brute stole a man’s cellphone aboard a G-train near Fulton Street on Jan. 4.

The victim told police that the lout snatched his phone and punched him in the neck on the train near Lafayette Avenue at around 3 pm.

Leg shot

A gunman shot a guy inside Ingersoll Houses at Fleet Walk on Jan. 2.

A police officer found the guy with a gunshot wound in his thigh on the eighth floor hallway of the building near Navy Street just after 9 pm.

Paramedics rushed the victim to Methodist Hospital for treatment for his injuries, which authorities said were non-life-threatening, according to police reports. 

Helter shelter

Police arrested a woman for allegedly attacking another woman with a shoe at a Tillary Street homeless shelter on Jan. 4.

The victim told police that the suspect allegedly hit her five times in the head with a 3-inch heel shoe near Prince Street at 11:25 am.

Police cuffed the woman and slapped her with felony assault charges. 

Attack thy father

Police arrested a man for allegedly whacking his dad in the head with a hammer on North Portland Avenue on Jan. 4. 

The victim told police that his son allegedly hit him with a hammer near Myrtle Avenue at 9 pm, before chasing the victim with a gun. 

Police caught up with the son around 3:45 pm the next day and arrested him on felony assault charge.