A threat with an airsoft pistol shot dead two women and a man in Williamsburg.
A 28-year-old woman was walking down Wythe Avenue near Grand Street just before 11 p.m. when a gray Toyota SUV drove past her and she was hit in the face, according to the New York Police Department.
It did not pierce the skin, but suffered pain and swelling.
About five minutes later, the same Toyota SUV drove by a man and a 45-year-old woman on Wythe Avenue and South 11th Street and opened fire on pedestrians, hitting the man in the neck and the woman in the shoulder.
July city prison officer Donald Middleton An 18-year-old was arrested and charged with the murder of Raymond Charizant, 18, after he was believed to have fired an Orbeez water pellet airsoft pistol at him.
Shooting continues in a series murder and street brawl It stems from a viral trend known as the Orbeez TikTok challenge, where a stranger on the street is attacked by a stinging but ultimately harmless salvo of water pellets.
Police said they had no information about the connection between the Williamsburg shooting and the Orbeez challenge.
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