Three people have died in late-night shootings in New York

Three men were killed overnight in separate shootings across the city, police said.

In the latest incident, around 5:20 a.m. Saturday, a man was fatally injured on Louisiana Avenue near Linden Boulevard in East New York, Brooklyn, police officers said.

The victim, 37-year-old Kelson Fleary of Brooklyn, was shot in the chest and groin, authorities said.

He was later pronounced dead at Brookdale Hospital, police said.

A few hours earlier, Dawuand Darrien, 29, of Pittston, Pennsylvania, was shot in the chest just before 2:45 p.m. in the lobby of the Vernon Houses, an NYCHA building between Marcus Garvey Boulevard and Lewis Avenue in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn , the authorities said.

According to police, Darrien was later pronounced dead at Kings County Hospital.

The killer stays free.

police officers at the crime scene
Police officers are investigating a deadly shooting in Harlem on Friday night. A 29-year-old man was killed and no arrests have been made, police said.
Robert Mecea

Scooter at the Harlem crime scene
An overturned scooter has been spotted in Harlem near where a 29-year-old man was fatally injured Friday night. Police are investigating whether she may have been involved in the fatal incident.
Robert Mecea

A Brooklyn man was shot dead in Harlem late Friday night.

The victim, Jacob Franco, 29, was shot in the chest just before 11:30 p.m. outside 303 West 128th St., police said.

Paramedics took Franco to Harlem Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

So far, no arrests have been made in any of the shootings.


JACLYN DIAZ is a USTimeToday U.S. News Reporter based in London. His focus is on U.S. politics and the environment. He has covered climate change extensively, as well as healthcare and crime. JACLYN DIAZ joined USTimeToday in 2023 from the Daily Express and previously worked for Chemist and Druggist and the Jewish Chronicle. He is a graduate of Cambridge University. Languages: English. You can get in touch with me by emailing

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