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New York police make arrest in Brooklyn shooting

By Morgan Winsor, CNN
updated 6:41 AM EDT, Wed July 3, 2013
STORY HIGHLIGHTS
  • Police arrest a man in connection with the shooting
  • Tyrone Brown is charged with attempted murder
  • Four men and five women were injured in the Brooklyn shooting early Sunday

(CNN) -- Police in New York have arrested a man in connection with a weekend shooting at a Brooklyn house party that left nine people hospitalized.

Tyrone Brown, 24, was charged with attempted murder, assault, criminal possession of a weapon and reckless endangerment, police said Tuesday.

The shooting started early Sunday in the East Flatbush neighborhood, police said. A neighbor told CNN affiliate WCBS that she heard gunshots.

Driver killed while calling 911

Four men and five women, all younger than 45, were injured and taken to four hospitals.

The injuries were not life-threatening, New York Police Department Officer Sophia Tassy-Mason said.

The neighborhood at East 52nd Street is a mix of residential and commercial buildings, she said. According to NYPD statistics, there have been 21 shooting incidents reported in the area this year.

CNN's Julie Cannold contributed to this report.

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