Suspect facing murder charge in deadly Brooklyn playground shooting

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Friday, August 19, 2022
Accused suspect faces murder charges in fatal playground shooting
An accused suspect is now facing murder charges in a deadly shooting on a Brooklyn playground.

BEDFORD-STUYVESANT, Brooklyn (WABC) -- Police have arrested a suspect in a deadly shooting at playground in Brooklyn.

Dinikue Grant, 19, is charged with murder and weapons possession in the death of 20-year-old Daquan Trantham at St. Andrews Playground in Bedford-Stuyvesant.

The shooting happened around 6:30 p.m. on April 15.

Police responded to a 911 call of shots fired at 1405 Atlantic Avenue, and arriving officers found Trantham with multiple gunshot wounds to the torso.

He was rushed to Interfaith Medical Center, where he was pronounced deceased. There are no arrests in regard and the investigation remains ongoing at this time.

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Derick Waller reports from the Melrose section of the Bronx.


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