The summer got hotter last night, as gunfire rang out in Brooklyn, NY. Six people, including a 2-year-old girl and 13-year-old boy were wounded in the drive-by shooting.
According to the NY Post, the victims were struck near Rockaway and Riverdale avenues in Brownsville shortly after 7 p.m. when people playing a dice game on the street were targeted.
Michael Prince, father of wounded toddler Ariyanna Prince, was shot as he heroically protected her from the gunfire.
According to Leteria Hinton, the child’s grandmother, “He didn’t know either of them was shot at first,”
Deasia Simpson, 25, said her 13-year-old cousin, Kentrell Simpson, was shot in the hand.
None of the victims suffered life-threatening injuries.
The bullets came from a white Nissan Altima with Florida plates. Police are currently conducting an investigation into the shooting.