Brooklyn turf war prompts calls for task force

The News Leader

July 21, 2010 5:50:13 AM PDT
Community leaders in Brooklyn are calling on the NYPD to create an emergency task force to deal with a deadly gang turf war.

Brownsville has seen 11 shootings in 15 days.

The shootings are thought to be part of a war between gangs at rival housing projects.

Residents say they want to see more police in the neighborhood, especially at night.


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