Cops searching for gun-wielding suspects behind brutal Gownaus carjacking: NYPD

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Cops are looking for four suspects in connection with a brutal carjacking in Gowanus on Aug. 24.

Cops are hunting for the four gun-wielding goons behind a brutal Gowanus carjacking on Saturday.

The 25-year-old victim told police that he drove his silver sedan to a stop sign on 16th Street near Third Avenue at around 2:20 a.m. on Aug. 24, when the brutes dragged him out of the car and repeatedly pistol whipped him in the face, according to police.

Surveillance video from the scene shows three of the suspects unsuccessfully trying to force the victim into the truck of his car, while the fourth keeps a lookout as the vehicle is sitting idle.

The perps grabbed $6,000, a cell phone, and a watch before hopping behind the wheel of the victim’s car and driving off, cops said.

The 25-year-old victim refused medical attention on the scene, according to police.

Anyone with information in regards to the identity of this male is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the CrimeStoppers website at, or on Twitter @ NYPDTips.

All calls are strictly confidential.

Reach reporter Aidan Graham at or by calling (718) 260–4577. Follow him at
Updated 11:51 am, August 26, 2019
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Reasonable discourse

Charles from Bklyn says:
Cowards with a gun. Let's get these criminals.
Aug. 26, 2019, 12:44 pm
Edsel Ford from Grosse Pointe says:
nothing new to see here, just a bunch of Democrats wreaking havoc on society. If it wasn’t for these DemonRats the crime rate would plummet, plus literacy rates would go up. Why oh why do Democrats and crime go hand in hand? Abolish the filthy stinky Democrat party, it has run it’s course and has failed just like socialism.
Aug. 26, 2019, 5:40 pm
Frank from Furter says:
Don't you think there is something strange about the fact they chose someone with 6000 in cash?
Aug. 26, 2019, 6:41 pm
concerned from Greenwood says:
Brooklyn Paper- Please clean up your comment section and delete racist posts. Thank you
Aug. 27, 2019, 9:27 am
Brooklyn Paper says:
Hey concerned from Greenwood, go fuk yourself!
Aug. 27, 2019, 7:38 pm

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