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Police find submachine gun, machine pistol at Gowanus Houses • Brooklyn Paper

Police find submachine gun, machine pistol at Gowanus Houses

Off the streets: Cops found these semi-automatic weapons on the roof of a public housing building in Gowanus.

Cops recovered a pair of heavy-duty, semi-automatic weapons from the roof of a Gowanus public housing building between Baltic and Wyckoff streets on Nov. 22, according to a report.

Police found the disassembled parts of a 9 mm machine pistol with an extended magazine and a .40-caliber submachine gun with an adjustable stock on the roof of the Gowanus Houses tower at 11 am, cops said.

In a tweet, Capt. Justin Lenz, commanding officer of the 76th Precinct, attributed the find to police intelligence.

Reach reporter Noah Hurowitz at nhuro‌witz@‌cnglo‌cal.com or by calling (718) 260–4505. Follow him on Twitter @noahhurowitz

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