Baby boy killed, 3 men hurt in shooting at Brooklyn cookout, police say

Police: Baby killed, 3 men hurt in shooting at cookout

NEW YORK — A 1-year-old boy has died after gunfire erupted during a cookout in New York's Brooklyn borough late Sunday, authorities said.

According to WNBC and WPIX, the incident occurred about 11:30 p.m. as several family members gathered on a Madison Street sidewalk near Raymond Bush Park. Two men approached the family and started shooting, striking the child and three men, ages 27, 35 and 36, police said.

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The baby, who was struck in the stomach, died at a nearby hospital, the news outlets reported. The men's injuries were not believed to be life-threatening, authorities said.

Authorities are searching for the gunmen and have not arrested anyone in connection with the incident, according to the news outlets.

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