Dismantling of a major NYC gang includes bust of man who shot dead 3-year-old: police sources

Authorities have hunted down two rival Brooklyn gangs responsible for a series of murders and shootings – including one in which a 3-year-old girl was injured, police sources said on Tuesday, noting that the Brooklyn District Attorney and NYPD Commissioner Keechant Sewell would announce the news at a press conference later this afternoon.

Brooklyn District Attorney Eric Gonzalez walks alongside Mayor Eric Adams and an NYPD officer.
Brooklyn District Attorney Eric Gonzalez will make the announcement with NYPD Commissioner Keechant Sewell.
Robert Mecea

Police officers arrested more than two dozen people in the operation, including the person allegedly responsible for shooting the tot with a stray bullet after he opened fire near the child’s Brownsville daycare in March, sources said of law enforcement agencies.

NYPD Commissioner Keechant Sewell at an event.
NYPD Commissioner Keechant Sewell will announce the dismantling of two major rival gangs.
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Aside from the kid who was shot, the gangs — known as Woo, a combination of Bloods and Crips, and Choo, a Folk Nation gang — are also responsible for shooting dead a cab driver for playing music by a rival gang has, the sources said.

Prosecutors Eric Gonzalez and Sewell are expected to announce the arrests and further details of the investigation at 12:30 p.m

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