Photo Shows Car Used in Drive-By Shooting of 2-Year-Old Girl

By Ben Fractenberg and Chelsia Rose Marcius  on July 31, 2012 4:47pm

Police are trying to track down a white Volkswagen Jetta used in a drive-by shooting in Brooklyn Sunday night that injured six individuals, including a 2-year-old girl
Police are trying to track down a white Volkswagen Jetta used in a drive-by shooting in Brooklyn Sunday night that injured six individuals, including a 2-year-old girl
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BROWNSVILLE — Cops have released surveillance footage of the car used in a drive-by shooting in Brooklyn Sunday night that injured six people, including a toddler.

Ariyanna Prince, 2, and her father, Michael Prince, 25, were among those caught in the hail of bullets when the occupants of a white Volkswagen Jetta rolled by and fired into a crowd.

Also hit were Kentrell Simpson, 13, Craig White, 23, Kenneth Thomas, 27 and Andrew Void, 17, who police believe was the intended target of the 7 p.m. shooting on Riverdale Avenue and Chester Street.

Void is believed to be a member of the Hoodstars gang, which was involved in a turf war with a rival gang from Brownsville, according to the Brooklyn DA's office.

NYPD Commissioner Raymond Kelly said the shooting was the work of a group of men, one of whom was wielding a silver gun, he said.

Kelly said the intended target saw the group coming down the street and fled.

The man carrying the gun then ran and jumped into a white car and gave chase before opening fire. 

"A picture is being shown to witnesses," Kelly said, referring to a photo of the white vehicle. 

Kelly said the shooting was likely gang-related.

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