2 women killed outside Brooklyn housing complex: Police

Two woman were killed when gunmen shot at a large crowd outside a housing complex in Brooklyn Wednesday night, police said.

Two men fired at the crowd in the courtyard of the Stuyvesant Gardens Houses on Gates Avenue in Bed-Stuy at about 9:30 p.m., cops said. A 21-year-old woman was hit in the head and a 29-year-old woman was hit in the back, they said.

Both women, who were not immediately identified, were taken to area hospitals and pronounced dead, according to police.

It was not immediately clear if the women were the intended targets or if the gunmen were aiming for others in the crowd, police said.

No arrests have been made and the investigation is ongoing.


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