Dominique Garcia, 22, had gotten into an argument with pedestrians blocking the road in East New York.
A Brooklyn man riding in a car was shot to death after he got into a fight with a group of pedestrians who were blocking the road, police said Monday.
Dominique Garcia, 22, was riding with a friend in a 2011 Toyota Camry driven by Garcia’s brother when they found their way blocked by a crowd at the intersection of Van Siclen and New Lots Aves. in East New York about 4:30 a.m. Sunday, cops said.
A ferocious fight broke out, and one of the pedestrians whipped out a gun and shot Garcia once in the head, officials said.
Garcia’s brother drove him to Brookdale University Hospital, where he died about 12 hours later.
There were no arrests.
NORTH LAS VEGAS, Nev. — North Las Vegas Police are investigating a multiple pedestrian hit-and-run crash near Losee Road and Lake Mead Boulevard.
Investigators say a Mitsubishi car was traveling southbound on Losee Road, when it struck nine pedestrians, including a pregnant woman, near a church. Police say the victims’ injuries appear to be non-life-threatening, but one person suffered from a brain bleed.
The 18-year-old female driver fled the scene after the crash, but police located her a short time later. Police say the driver does not have a driver’s license. She faces two felony counts and several misdemeanor charges.