Dad shot and killed ex-girlfriend’s new boyfriend as child watched in Brooklyn: police

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May 27, 2020 - 7:08 am
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NEW YORK (1010 WINS) – A man shot his ex-girlfriend’s new boyfriend in a Brooklyn apartment Tuesday as his child watched, police said.

The shooting happened at the Gowanus Houses, near Hoyt and Butler streets, just before 4 p.m. Tuesday.

Law enforcement sources told the Daily News that the 28-year-old father was dropping his young child off at his ex-girlfriend’s apartment at the time of the shooting.

Police said the father ran into his ex-girlfriend's 34-year-old beau at the six-floor apartment and got into an argument with him.

The dad shot the boyfriend in the chest, police said. He later died at NYU Langone Hospital-Brooklyn.

Charges were pending against the father, who was hospitalized with chest pains, late Tuesday.

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