NYPD releases photographs of trio allegedly related to teen taking pictures in Brooklyn


Cops launched surveillance photographs Monday of the trio they consider is related to the taking pictures of an harmless teen lady in a Brooklyn park final week. 

Kyla Sobers, 16, was mistakenly struck within the head when a gunman opened hearth as she sat on a swing round 3 p.m. Friday inside Nicholas Naquan Heyward Jr. Park, on the grounds of the Gowanus Houses in Boerum Hill, authorities mentioned. 

Images launched early Monday present three suspects sporting all black — one with a purple du-rag using a Citi Bike, one together with his hood over his head, and one other donning a black cap with the phrase “Hustler” in white. 

Police mentioned all three are “sought for questioning as persons of interest,” however didn’t specify which individual is believed to be the shooter. 

Kyla was taken to New York-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital, the place her uncle, Dwayne Sobers, 33, mentioned Saturday that she was recovering after profitable surgical procedure to take away the bullet fragments. 

A vehicle that was damaged when New York City teen Kyla Sobers was accidentally shot in the head at Nicholas Naquan Heyward park.
A automobile was broken when New York City teen Kyla Sobers was unintentionally shot within the head at Nicholas Naquan Heyward park.
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The NYPD released security cam footage of one of the suspects in the shooting. All three are wanted for questioning.
The NYPD launched safety cam footage of one of many suspects within the taking pictures. All three are wished for questioning.
According to police, all three suspects were wearing black with different hats.
According to the NYPD, all three suspects have been sporting black with totally different headwear.
Surveillance video shows one of the assailants in a red hat fleeing on a Citi Bike.
Surveillance video exhibits one of many assailants in a purple hat fleeing on a Citi Bike.

“That’s the only bright side to come out of this. She is going to be OK,” her uncle mentioned. “I feel relieved she is going to be OK. I wouldn’t wish this on anybody, especially not a child. God was protecting her.”

Kyla appreciated to hang around together with her pals on the park after faculty earlier than returning house to Flatbush, her uncle mentioned.

She is a junior on the Cobble Hill School of American Studies and needs to be a lawyer, he mentioned.