BROOKLYN — Two men shot in front of an East New York mosque Friday night have both succumbed to their wounds in a night of gun violence across the city, police said.
Tevin Beckles, 21, of East Flatbush, was hit once in the chest when a gunman opened fire on him and a friend who were standing in front of Mohammad Mosque No. 7C at 202 Pennsylvania Ave. about 8:30 p.m., according to the NYPD.
He and Randolph Williams, 37, of East New York, were rushed to Brookdale Hospital where Beckles was pronounced dead immediately.
Williams lingered in critical condition until Saturday morning when he died of a gunshot wound to the chest, authorities said.
Police said that the shooting was not related to the mosque.
The voicemail at the house of worship was full and attempts to reach the congregation for comment was unsuccessful.
Three men more men were shot in The Bronx overnight and two died of their wounds, police said.
No arrests have been made in any of the attacks.