Gunman busted in deadly stray-bullet taking pictures at NYC social gathering: cops


A Brooklyn man accused of fatally taking pictures one other man at a celebration after somebody stepped on the alleged gunman’s shoe has been arrested, authorities stated Tuesday.

Kevin Phillips, 39, was arrested Monday night time for the demise of Miles Bobbsemple, 31, on the early-morning May 17 social gathering on Remsen Avenue close to Avenue A in East Flatbush, cops stated.

Another man, 30, was additionally wounded within the taking pictures. 

The youthful man had stepped on the alleged gunman’s shoe — prompting him to open fireplace on the social gathering, police sources stated on the time. 

Bobbsemple was blasted within the chest with a stray slug and brought by non-public means to Brookdale University Hospital Medical Center, the place he was pronounced useless. 

Miles Bobbsemple 31
Miles Bobbsemple was killed on May 17, 2021.

EMS introduced the youthful sufferer, who was shot within the again, to the identical hospital in secure situation. 

Phillips, who lives within the Flatlands part of Brooklyn, was charged with homicide, tried homicide, assault and prison possession of a weapon, police stated. 

Less than 24 hours later, Bobbsemple’s buddy Shalimar Birkett, 21, was killed in a Brooklyn drive-by taking pictures as she attended a vigil for Bobbsemple, authorities stated. 

Birkett was struck when somebody in a white sedan opened fireplace into the group mourning Bobbsemple, cops stated. 

No arrests have been made in that case.