Brooklyn: Toddler Shot And Killed While At Family Cookout

A one-year-old boy was killed and three others were shot when gunmen opened fire at a cookout outside a park in Brooklyn. The toddler was identified as 22-month-old Davell Gardner.

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A 1-year-old boy was shot and killed during a family barbecue in Brooklyn, New York.

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Davell Gardner and his family were on Madison Street in Brooklyn’s Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood Sunday around 11:30 p.m. having a cookout when gunfire erupted, according to police.

“A one year old child is dead. The baby was with his family enjoying a Sunday night in the Summer when someone started shooting . Three people were injured and the baby was killed. This. Must.STOP! We as a community, we as a police department denounce this disgusting violence,” NYPD Chief of Community Affairs Bureau Jeffrey Maddrey tweeted.

“Please put these guns down. We don’t need this,” another neighbor, Tommy Holiday, said. “When does this stop? Friday, my nephew was killed in East New York. Today, a 1-year-old baby. When does this stop? This is a shame. This is a 1-year-old baby that has seen no life yet.”

Mayor Bill de Blasio addressed Gardner’s death during a press conference Monday, saying he is “heartbroken.” More

Yes, keep defunding the police and crime will continue to skyrocket. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said the spike in violence was because people lost their jobs and had to steal bread to feed their families? Did they shoot this innocent baby boy because they needed bread? Asking for a friend.

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