The shooting was one of three that occurred within 12 hours in the neighborhood Tuesday and Wednesday.
Both gunpoint muggings took place this month in the 71st and 77th precincts.
Rashan Hall, 40, was sitting in a car at the Kingsborough Houses when someone shot him, police said.
The festival kicks off Saturday with more than 85 attractions, activities and performances.
Parents say P.S. 38's playground has left several children injured and is filled with trash and condoms.
The victim was expected to survive, the FDNY said.
Public urination is a problem near the Barclays Center, especially on Pacific Street, locals say.
DOT plans to install bike rack at Court and Pacific streets to curb illegal parking and increase safety.
The student-led redesign of P.S. 261's play yard will begin this year.
Verdell Walker, 23, was shot and killed at 1912 Pacific St. in Crown Heights on April 22, 2012.
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