5 people injured in Brooklyn shooting - KMSP-TV

5 people injured in Brooklyn shooting

Posted: Updated:
NEW YORK (MYFOXNY) -

Police are searching for the gunman who shot five people in front of a home in Brooklyn Saturday afternoon.

According to authorities, one man in a group of four ran over and opened fire, hitting three men and two women around 2:15 p.m. near Hope Ball field on Knickerbocker Avenue and Menahan Street in Bushwick.

45-year-old Ronald Pizzaro was shot in his stomach, his wife, Melody Amill, was shot in the knee and Pizzaro's son Ronaldo Jr., was shot in the leg.

Pizarro's Wanda Espinoza, 45, was shot in her stomach and another relative, 62-year-old Manuel Rivera, was shot in his ankle.

The NY Post says the 18-year-old daughter of Pizzaro was allegedly harassed by a group of young men while she was working at a nearby McDonald’s restaurant. When the teen refused their advances, one of the men tossed a milk shake in her face.

Pizzaro found out about the incident and filed a police report, leading to the group retaliating on Saturday.

All of the victims were taken to Elmhurst Hospital where they are expected to recover from their injuries.

Police say their investigation is ongoing as they continue to look for the suspect.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477).

  • Brooklyn NewsBrooklyn NewsMore>>

  • Business is good at Coney Island

    Business is good at Coney Island

    Friday, August 29 2014 10:22 PM EDT2014-08-30 02:22:32 GMT
    From the brand-new Thunderbolt roller coaster to the world-famous boardwalk, tourists and business owners alike say Coney Island had a great ride of its own this summer. Toms Coney Island's general manager Vasilios Tourlokas says the mild summer impacted his boardwalk business in the best way possible: a 10 to 15 percent increase.
    From the brand-new Thunderbolt roller coaster to the world-famous boardwalk, tourists and business owners alike say Coney Island had a great ride of its own this summer. Toms Coney Island's general manager Vasilios Tourlokas says the mild summer impacted his boardwalk business in the best way possible: a 10 to 15 percent increase.
  • Mayor pushes back pre-k concerns

    Mayor pushes back pre-k concerns

    Thursday, August 28 2014 10:16 PM EDT2014-08-29 02:16:46 GMT
    Mayor Bill de Blasio, educators and city leaders gathered at p.s. 307 in Brooklyn on Thursday to talk with pride about more than 50,000 kids who have enrolled in pre-kindergarten. Universal full-day pre-k was a platform of his campaign when he ran for mayor.Schools Chancellor Carmen Farina also feels the pre-k program is ready for launch.
    Mayor Bill de Blasio, educators and city leaders gathered at p.s. 307 in Brooklyn on Thursday to talk with pride about more than 50,000 kids who have enrolled in pre-kindergarten. Universal full-day pre-k was a platform of his campaign when he ran for mayor.Schools Chancellor Carmen Farina also feels the pre-k program is ready for launch.
  • Dangerous rip currents at NJ, NY beaches

    Dangerous rip currents at NJ, NY beaches

    Thursday, August 28 2014 1:42 PM EDT2014-08-28 17:42:49 GMT
    The rip current risk remains high along the New Jersey and New York coastlines. Some beaches were open to the public but closed to swimmers. The National Weather Service issued a High Surf Advisory and Rip Current Statement for the area beaches because of the effects of Hurricane Cristobal, which is expected to track south and east of the Jersey shore through Thursday.
    The rip current risk remains high along the New Jersey and New York coastlines. Some beaches were open to the public but closed to swimmers. The National Weather Service issued a High Surf Advisory and Rip Current Statement for the area beaches because of the effects of Hurricane Cristobal, which is expected to track south and east of the Jersey shore through Thursday.
Powered by WorldNow

KMSP-TV
11358 Viking Drive
Eden Prairie, MN 55344

Phone: (952) 944-9999
Fax: (952) 942-0455

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | New Terms of Service What's new | Ad Choices