New York: IED Discovered During Shooting Investigation

TRIPwire, 11 September 2019

On 10 September 2019 at approximately 1615 hours local time, officers from the New York Police Department’s (NYPD) Forensic Investigation Division discovered an IED in a residential yard in Brooklyn while investigating a shooting that occurred on 2 September. Authorities described the device as an egg-shaped container with a fuse, explosive material, and shrapnel. The NYPD Bomb Squad responded to the scene and rendered safe the device. It is unclear if the device was connected to the 2 September shooting between a gang member and police. The investigation is ongoing.