CROWN HEIGHTS — Police confiscated a cache of weapons that included a 12-gauge shotgun from a Crown Heights apartment Thursday, according to the NYPD.
Officers first responded to a 911 report of shots fired at St. Marks and New York avenues on Wednesday at about 4 p.m. Investigators were then able to trace the weapons back to 769 St. Marks Ave. where they arrested five men.
The NYPD obtained a search warrant on Thursday for the apartment and found two loaded 9mm handguns, a defaced .38-caliber Smith & Wesson handgun, a loaded .22-caliber Unceta-Astra handgun, rifle and shotgun.
Investigators also recovered 114 rounds of ammunition and two spent rounds.
The men arrested were Jonathan Rodriguez, 19, who lives in the apartment, Donovan Duncan, 20, Steven Brown, 18, Tahoea Anderson, 16, who also lives in the apartment, and Christopher Parker, 22.
They were all charged with criminal possession of a weapon.
Police were not able to say how they traced the shooting back to the specific apartment.