A man was lethally shot outside Brooklyn’s Prospect Park early Sunday subsequent to lighting a candle honoring a neighbor killed in a drive-by two days sooner. 47-year-old Paul Pinkney was shot twice in the head on the edge of the park about 2:00 a.m. He was perched on a seat when he was shot.
Family members said Pinkney, whose epithet was P-Funk and who additionally passed by the nom de plume Jordan Michael, had gone to light a candle for Reid, who was killed Friday in a daytime drive-by shooting on Ocean Ave. close Crooke Ave., two squares from where Pinkney was killed.
There have been no captures in either man’s killing. Doctors took a shot at Pinkney for almost 1 hour before he passed away at the scene. Neighbors and family members were lighting candles in the park for Pinkney hours after his killing, portraying him as an agreeable man who wanted to invest energy with loved ones.
Pinkney had completed a few stretches in jail. He was most as of late delivered in January in the wake of completing three months for a parole infringement on a weapons conviction. Shootings kept on flooding citywide throughout the end of the week with 32 episodes and 43 casualties during Friday and Saturday.