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Teen girl killed, four wounded on Brooklyn's Brighton Beach boardwalk as gunman fires on crowd
Daily News ^ | 6/9/11

Posted on 06/10/2011 3:31:31 AM PDT by Altura Ct.

A 16-year-old girl was killed and four people were wounded by gunfire Thursday after two groups clashed on a crowded Brooklyn boardwalk, cops and witnesses said.

Two of the victims were bystanders, sources said.

One man used an umbrella to crack another man in the head as the fight erupted on the Brighton Beach Boardwalk near Brighton Sixth St. about 5:20 p.m. Suddenly, a gunman squeezed off about eight rounds, first shooting in the air before aiming at the brawling crowd, cops and witnesses said.

Onlookers scurried into nearby stores and restaurants, huddling in fear as the bullets flew near the oceanfront, witnesses said.

"It was chaotic," said a 48-year-old Queens woman who was visiting Brighton Beach. "We looked at the boardwalk and everyone was running north. It was hectic. It was panic."

The teen - identified by friends as Tysha Jones, a Landmark High School student - was shot under the left armpit, cops said.

She later died at Coney Island Hospital, where a 23-year-old man was clinging to life with a gunshot wound to his stomach.

Tykwan Beckett, 23, and two other men - ages 25 and 26 - were taken to Lutheran Hospital. All were expected to survive.

The two injured bystanders - one hit inside Tatiana Restaurant - were among those in stable condition, sources said.

"I hope that somebody comes forward," said Beckett's sister, Ebony, 27. "If they don't stop him, [the shooter is] going to keep going."

Beckett - a father of 2-year-old twins, a boy and a girl - was hit in his ankle and elbow during the wild shooting.

A 21-year-old Bronx woman who is eight months pregnant said she was 30 feet from the gunfire and feared for her life.

"I got nervous," said the woman, who declined to give her name

"At the moment, you don't know where he was going to shoot," she added. "I left my sandals. I left everything. I could have fell on my stomach - I could have gotten shot."

One stray bullet pierced through the window of an elderly woman's apartment as she sat in front of her TV, witnesses said.

The bullet whizzed through the sixth-floor apartment of Marion Smith, 84, but didn't hit her, said a security guard at the building.

Dozens of cops from Brooklyn and Staten Island swarmed the area. Investigators believe the violence erupted between two rival gangs, cops said.

As the sun faded following a thunderstorm, police were walking shoulder to shoulder on the boardwalk, shining flashlights into the crevices of the pieces of lumber, looking for shell casings.


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; US: New York
KEYWORDS: beach; boardwalk; brighton; brightonbeach; brooklyn; brooklyns; crowd; districtnine; fires; fookinprawns; ghettobehavior; girl; gunman; keepinitreal; killed; teen; thuglife; tribalwarfare; urbanculture; wounded

1 posted on 06/10/2011 3:31:35 AM PDT by Altura Ct.
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Thanks Altura Ct..
One man used an umbrella to crack another man in the head as the fight erupted on the Brighton Beach Boardwalk...
I didn't know Steed was back in action.


2 posted on 06/10/2011 3:43:22 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (Thanks Cincinna for this link -- http://www.friendsofitamar.org)
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To: Altura Ct.

No one will come forward with info. Snitches get stitches. Talk to five-O and you will end up killed by your neighbors for ratting out someone.
And they complain that the police dont solve any shootings. But they embrace a culture of killing or beating people who try to do the right thing.
The Police beg for witnesses, but most are too afraid to come forward.


3 posted on 06/10/2011 3:44:28 AM PDT by Yorlik803 (better to die on your feet than live on your knees.)
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To: Altura Ct.

It’s interesting that the 16-year-old girl is not classified as a “bystander.” She must have been part of one of the “two groups” who began fighting.


4 posted on 06/10/2011 3:51:33 AM PDT by Tax-chick ("WWSP?" - What Would Sionnsar Post?)
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To: Altura Ct.

I know I’m stepping out on a limb here but I’m going to call this the way I see it before reading the story. Mormons vs. Amish. Clear as day!


5 posted on 06/10/2011 3:54:24 AM PDT by Doc Savage ("I've shot people I like a lot more,...for a lot less!" Raylan Givins)
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To: Altura Ct.

“Tysha” & “Tykwan”...doesn’t sound like Russian mafiya...its gonna be another long hot summer...


6 posted on 06/10/2011 3:54:26 AM PDT by Tainan (Cogito Ergo Conservitus.)
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To: Altura Ct.

I am finding it more and more difficult to pronounce these Amish names. How about you?


7 posted on 06/10/2011 3:54:54 AM PDT by DH (Once the tainted finger of government touches anything the rot begins)
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To: Altura Ct.; Clemenza

RIP. Good to see Bloomberg taking NYC back to the ‘70s.


8 posted on 06/10/2011 3:55:35 AM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (~"This is what happens when you find a stranger in the Amber Lamps !"~~)
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To: Altura Ct.
Those people who sere supposedly "shot" must have been hit by flying umbrella ribs. NYC has extremely strict gun control laws, and as any NY cop or politician will tell you, gun control keeps guns out of the hands of criminals (Do I really need the sarcasm tag?)
9 posted on 06/10/2011 4:02:12 AM PDT by from occupied ga (your own government is your most dangerous enemy)
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To: Yorlik803

I think part of it is political culture, too, and why problems don’t get solved.

If issues were properly addressed, the government would lose a lot of power and money. And heaven forbid politicians lose an issue to campaign on.


10 posted on 06/10/2011 4:02:26 AM PDT by Nickname
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To: Tainan
Tykwan ?

Korean? /s

11 posted on 06/10/2011 4:09:27 AM PDT by csvset
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To: Altura Ct.

How’s that stiff “gun control” working out for you, New York?


12 posted on 06/10/2011 4:10:34 AM PDT by kittymyrib
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To: Doc Savage

Actually, it was an Amish-Mennonite clash!


13 posted on 06/10/2011 4:10:59 AM PDT by catman67
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To: Altura Ct.
A foregone conclusion, the usual suspects.

If they ever catch this guy he will go to prison and become one of the statistics that too many black people are in our prisons. Black on Black killings are rampant,but when we lock up blacks we are being racist.

Some things are crazy. Like blacks being upset that we keep black criminals in jail is racist and that Democrats pushing abortion is good for blacks instead of what it is. “Black Genocide.”

14 posted on 06/10/2011 4:12:04 AM PDT by Venturer
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To: Altura Ct.

Military action required... kill them all... let GOD sort them out... they know who these gangs are and they know who supports them... kill them.

LLS


15 posted on 06/10/2011 4:32:38 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer (WOLVERINES... a Conservative subsidiary of Reagan's party)
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To: csvset
Tykwan ?

D'oh!

16 posted on 06/10/2011 4:51:03 AM PDT by wvguy
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To: Tainan

If the amish yoots kill or injure someone related to a member of the Russian mafia, or damage business there, I predict the Brighton Beach wilding will be dealt with in a way of which Dirty Harry would approve


17 posted on 06/10/2011 5:03:35 AM PDT by silverleaf (All that is necessary for evil to succeed, is that good men do nothing)
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To: csvset
Tykwan ? Korean? /s

Can't be. No do.

18 posted on 06/10/2011 5:09:55 AM PDT by Smokin' Joe (How often God must weep at humans' folly. Stand fast. God knows what He is doing.)
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To: wvguy

Beat me to it. Excellent!


19 posted on 06/10/2011 5:10:28 AM PDT by pingman (Durn tootin'; I like Glock shootin'!)
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To: SunkenCiv

Meanwhile, developments in Chicago.

Friday, June 10, 2011
Flash mob gang attacks impact Cubs and Sox

The negative effects of Chicago’s out of control flash mob gangs have made its way to Major League Baseball.

According to an email sent in by a Chicago News Report reader, the violent gang attacks in the downtown area are negatively impacting visiting baseball teams, playing the Chicago Cubs and the Chicago White Sox.

Apparently, visiting teams are being warned about the African-American mobs in Streeterville, the Gold Coast, along the Magnificent Mile, and on the Near North Side.

Here’s an excerpt from that email:

“I was watching Chicago Tribune Live this afternoon (on Comcast SportsNet), and the host David Kaplan said he heard that Major League Baseball is telling the visiting teams (whether they are playing the Sox or Cubs) to be alert of Michigan Avenue ‘flash mobs’.


20 posted on 06/10/2011 5:12:14 AM PDT by abb
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To: Altura Ct.

Amish gone wild again, I see... :/


21 posted on 06/10/2011 5:17:07 AM PDT by Caipirabob ( Communists... Socialists... Democrats...Traitors... Who can tell the difference?)
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To: SunkenCiv

South Beach, Myrtle Beach, Brighton Beach, Boston, Charlotte, even one dead in Snooki’s Seaside Heights- the multiple “flash mobs” of youths descending on helpless merchants, multiple mobs in Rahm’s Chicago-
it’s Katrina gone national everyday, it’s Obama’s redistribution of wealth

Welcome to Obama’s “transformed” America.


22 posted on 06/10/2011 5:19:23 AM PDT by pineybill
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To: abb

http://www.chicagonewscoop.org/a-history-of-racial-tension-hovers-over-chicagos-beaches/
A History of Racial Tension Hovers Over Chicago’s Beaches

http://english.peopledaily.com.cn/90001/90777/90852/7406701.html
Gang attacks test new Chicago mayor’s crime-fighting tactics

http://www.suntimes.com/5871162-417/police-supt.-garry-mccarthy-grills-top-brass-at-compstat-meeting
Police Supt. Garry McCarthy grills top brass at CompStat meeting


23 posted on 06/10/2011 5:19:50 AM PDT by abb
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To: Altura Ct.
Prayers for the victims. This is becoming common place and zer0 and his minions are probably smiling.

Think I'll stay home this summer, dang it.

24 posted on 06/10/2011 5:22:55 AM PDT by no-to-illegals (Please God, Protect and Bless Our Men and Women in Uniform with Victory. Amen.)
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To: csvset

I’m going to go out on a limb here and suggest that Tykwan Beckett’s middle name is “Doe.”


25 posted on 06/10/2011 5:38:41 AM PDT by Alberta's Child ("If you touch my junk, I'm gonna have you arrested.")
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To: Altura Ct.

If the preponderance of the beach walkers in the area have diversity, I am leaving. Its just not safe with the prevailing attitude and actions of the diverse crowd and the slow response and inability of the police to protect the public because of PC restraints.


26 posted on 06/10/2011 5:45:52 AM PDT by vetvetdoug
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To: Doc Savage
I know I’m stepping out on a limb here but I’m going to call this the way I see it before reading the story. Mormons vs. Amish. Clear as day!

Brings to mind that ole game called "Cowboys and Amish" that we played as kids. (Or did it have another similar name???) Maybe we need to bring it back.:)

27 posted on 06/10/2011 6:06:57 AM PDT by River_Wrangler (Nothing difficult is ever easy!)
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To: Tainan

Tysha” & “Tykwan”...doesn’t sound like Russian mafiya...its gonna be another long hot summer...”

If Tysha and Tykwan are good names, how about your tagline for names?

Hey, Cogito, wanna walk down to the ice cream stand with Ergo and meet up with Conservitus? Almost sounds like a line from “Spartacus.”


28 posted on 06/10/2011 6:16:51 AM PDT by sergeantdave (The democrat party is a seditious organization that must be outlawed)
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To: Altura Ct.

More contributions to society by single mothers.


29 posted on 06/10/2011 6:18:20 AM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda (Talk to me Hudson!)
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To: pineybill
Welcome to Obama’s “transformed” America.

Ad hoc looting, like the government does only without the bureaucracy and the paperwork. Really it's kind of a streamlined redistribution of wealth. Not sure the unions are going to like these young entrepreneurs.

I'm just surprised it took the criminals this long to figure out how to do it.
30 posted on 06/10/2011 6:21:27 AM PDT by AD from SpringBay (We deserve the government we allow.)
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To: fieldmarshaldj

The 70s if it were run by a mincing megalomaniac. That’s why I call him Michael, the mincing Mayor of megalomania. NYC has absolutely no money, 20 firehouses being closed, cops being reduced by 30%, teachers laid off, even the Bronx zoo is in danger of being closed as they are being cut by 50%. But does that stop the Mincing Mayors hobby of exterior decorating? Hell no! 100s of millions must be spent putting pretty flowers and plants near the 59th street bridge. Artists must be hired to put pretty sculptures and designs near the entrance, patio furniture and giant flower pots must be placed all over the city. You know what gets me, is last week we had a US Marine killed while trying to cross the West side highway. Why was he killed? Because our fggot Mayor decided that the West side highway needed designer trees planted in the middle which block the view of oncoming traffic, and that is why this Marine couldn’t see the car coming. Good going Michael, our mincing mayor of megalomania. Your little fggot hobby has now cost someone their life, and a Marines life no less. I CANNOT wait for this RINO POS to go!

http://www.metro.us/newyork/local/article/871787—marine-killed-by-car-on-west-side-highway


31 posted on 06/10/2011 6:33:01 AM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda (Talk to me Hudson!)
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To: Altura Ct.
I wonder if the two groups ‘clashed’ because someone was smoking a cigarette which is now banned on NYC beaches.

Check out the condition the disgusting DFDs left the beach and boardwalk: http://www.ny1.com/content/top_stories/140706/one-dead—four-wounded-in-brooklyn-boardwalk-shooting

I'm surprised there were no mounted patrols in the vicinity. I hail from a nearby beach and horse cops were a constant and intimidating fixture on days large crowds were expected.

32 posted on 06/10/2011 6:33:04 AM PDT by Alice in Wonderland
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

Hey, don’t fret none. Arrec Bardween is coming to the rescue in ‘13.


33 posted on 06/10/2011 6:36:14 AM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (~"This is what happens when you find a stranger in the Amber Lamps !"~~)
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

You forgot about the free Wi-Fi that will be provided in 20 New York City parks.

Muggers take note:

Bronx: Joyce Kilmer Park, Bronx River Park and Devoe Park

Brooklyn: Brooklyn Bridge Park, Fort Greene Park, Herbert Von King Park, McCarren Park and Prospect Park

Manhattan: Battery Park, Thomas Jefferson Park, Central Park (multiple locations), the High Line, Holcombe Rucker Park, Marcus Garvey Park and Tompkins Square Park

Queens: Astoria Park, Flushing Meadows Corona Park and MacDonald Park

Staten Island: Clove Lake Park and South Beach

http://www.nypost.com/p/news/local/city_parks_to_get_free_wi_fi_pCpbHv1iKIyemvTKYIG71L#ixzz1OsZldJQR


34 posted on 06/10/2011 6:38:44 AM PDT by Alice in Wonderland
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To: csvset
DOH!...a la' Homer Simpson...;)


yeah...a play on Tai Kwan Do...:)
35 posted on 06/10/2011 9:10:39 PM PDT by Tainan (Cogito Ergo Conservitus.)
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To: sergeantdave
Lol...I'll get Cogito, Conservitus and Ergo and E Pluribus Unum have a frosty freeze!


It almost works
36 posted on 06/10/2011 9:23:22 PM PDT by Tainan (Cogito Ergo Conservitus.)
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To: Altura Ct.

This was a Crips and Bloods thing. Yutes with guns and nothing to do....


37 posted on 06/11/2011 3:53:20 AM PDT by jmacusa (Political correctness is cultural Marxism. I'm not a Marxist.)
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To: Alice in Wonderland

LOL! Exactly..”Gee, where are all the laptops, ipod, ipads, and other stuff like that at?” He’s a freakin’ lunatic this guy. I gotta take pictures of the 59th street bridge, people wouldn’t believe what he’s doing to this bridge. He has them taking the smashed up cement from the old barriers and making these weird jagged sculptures out of them, then these “people paths” in the middle of traffic with designer trees and bushes along side them. Why is he doing this? Like all ‘rats - Because his “legacy” is all that matters. Let people burn to death, let disarmed people get mugged left and right, at least they will die in wonderful fabulous Disneywonderland.


38 posted on 06/11/2011 4:45:42 PM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda (Talk to me Hudson!)
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda
I thought this was a lame idea.
39 posted on 06/12/2011 6:21:49 AM PDT by Alice in Wonderland
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda
I thought this was a lame idea.
40 posted on 06/12/2011 6:23:40 AM PDT by Alice in Wonderland
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To: Alice in Wonderland

oops ...


41 posted on 06/12/2011 6:24:40 AM PDT by Alice in Wonderland
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