GRAVESEND, Brooklyn (WABC) -- A person of interest is being questioned after two cousins were attacked, and one of them killed, when they got out of their vehicle in Brooklyn on Thursday.
It happened just after 4:30 a.m. on West 9th Street. Upon arrival, officers found the two men bleeding in front of the home with facial injuries and trauma to the back of their heads.
They were both rushed to Maimonides Hospital in critical condition. A 66-year-old man died at the hospital just 45 minutes later.
He was later identified as Carlos Guaman.
His cousin, a 52-year-old man, said that he was drinking at the time of the incident and was highly intoxicated.
Police say he told officers he didn't remember what happened or how he even got to the scene of the attack.
Officers reviewed surveillance video from a doorbell camera and they say it showed the men get out of the vehicle and then the driver exited and start hitting the men in the face.
It's not yet known if a weapon was used.
Sources say the assailant may have been a for-hire or ride-share vehicle and it may have been a dispute over unpaid fare.
It was originally reported that five people were taken to the hospital, but it has since been corrected by authorities to two.