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Big shooting on St. Marks • Brooklyn Paper

Big shooting on St. Marks

77th Precinct

Prospect Heights

Four bullets

A thug shot a man four times on St. Marks Avenue on June 20.

The 48-year-old victim told cops he was near New York Avenue at 12:25 am when he felt a bullet tear through his left shoulder. The shooter then shot him in the right leg three more times.

Envelope swipe

A jerk snatched an envelope of cash from a St. Marks Avenue school on June 20.

The 56-year-old victim told cops she placed an envelope — full of $620 — inside her desk at PS 22 near Classon Avenue at 9:30 am. She opened her desk drawer three hours later and discovered it was gone.

Six bullies

A group of thugs roughed up a teenage girl and stole her cellphone on Dean Street on June 20.

The 17-year-old victim told cops she was near Classon Avenue at 1:45 am when six men cornered her. One pulled out a metal pipe and yelled, “Give me everything!” while another hit her in mouth, causing her lip to bleed.

They then snatched her Blackberry cellphone, a Gucci belt and an iPod before running away.

My cell!

A jerk snatched a cellphone from a woman on Lincoln Place on June 20.

The 34-year-old victim told cops she was approaching her apartment near Washington Avenue at 9:05 pm when a man shouted, “Give me your phone!”

He didn’t wait for her to do so, snatching the Blackberry and running away.

Senior scam

A group of scoundrels conned a senior citizen out of thousands of bucks on Washington Avenue on June 23.

The 72-year-old woman told cops that she was leaving a bank near Lincoln Place at around 11:30 am when two men approached her and flashed a bag full of cash, but then tricked her into withdrawing $9,500 from her own account and handing it over.

Disappearing van

A quick-moving thief stole a van on Underhill Avenue on June 22.

The 51-year-old victim told cops that he parked his 1989 gray Chevy van near Atlantic Avenue, tossed his keys on the dashboard and ran into a store at around 2:45 pm. He came back five minutes later and the van was gone.

Police say that keys do not provide any security when they are left behind.

— Natalie O’Neill

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