Man Arrested In Fatal 'Old Timers' Shooting In Brownsville

Peter Haskell
October 17, 2019 - 4:30 pm

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NEW YORK (WCBS 880) — An alleged gunman was arrested in connection with to a shooting that left one person dead and 11 others injured at a community festival in Brownsville, police announced Wednesday night.

NYPD Chief Dermot Shea tweeted that 20-year-old Kyle Williams of Brooklyn was arrested for second degree murder and attempted murder in the suspected gang-related shooting at the annual "Old Timers Day" party in Brownsville. 

Williams was also charged with two counts of criminal possession of a weapon and two counts of reckless endangerment. 

Authorities say the 20-year-old admitted to killing 38-year-old Jason Pagan and wounding others.

Shea also thanked officers for assisting with the extensive investigation leading up to the arrest of Williams. Deputy Chief Michael Kemper, however, confirmed police are still looking for a second suspect who was associated with Pagan's group.

Kemper says the slew of public tips received helped them identify two women who were able to lead authorities to Williams.