City, NYPD Offer $22K Reward in Shooting of 2-Year-Old Girl in Brownsville

By Ben Fractenberg on August 3, 2012 8:02am 

Police are trying to track down a white Volkswagen Jetta used in a drive-by shooting in Brownsville on July 29 that left six individuals, including a 2-year-old girl, wounded.
Police are trying to track down a white Volkswagen Jetta used in a drive-by shooting in Brownsville on July 29 that left six individuals, including a 2-year-old girl, wounded.
View Full Caption
NYPD

BROWNSVILLE — A $22,000 reward has been offered for information leading to the capture of the suspect or suspects involved in a drive-by shooting that left 2-year-old girl and five others wounded earlier this week.

The NYPD, the mayor's office and Crime Stoppers have chipped in to provide incentive for tipsters to come forward and offer information about the July 29 shooting that injured Ariyanna Prince, her father, Michael Prince, 25, and four other victims, including two teenagers.

A white Volkswagon drove by a crowd of people hanging out at Riverdale Avenue and Chester Street Sunday evening when shots rang out.

All of the victims survived.

The intended target appeared to be one of the teenagers, Andrew Void, 17, who was involved in a turf war with a rival gang, sources said.

No one has been arrested.

Anyone with information can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS (8477). You can also submit a tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers' website at www.nypdcrimestoppers.com or by texting a tip to CRIMES (274637), then entering 'TIP577'.

All calls are strictly confidential.

Advertisement

Advertisement

Advertisement