The Q at Parkside

(for those for whom the Parkside Q is their hometrain)

News and Nonsense from the Brooklyn neighborhood of Lefferts and environs, or more specifically a neighborhood once known as Melrose Park. Sometimes called Lefferts Gardens. Or Prospect-Lefferts Gardens. Or PLG. Or North Flatbush. Or Caledonia (west of Ocean). Or West Pigtown. Across From Park Slope. Under Crown Heights. Near Drummer's Grove. The Side of the Park With the McDonalds. Jackie Robinson Town. Home of Lefferts Manor. West Wingate. Near Kings County Hospital. Or if you're coming from the airport in taxi, maybe just Flatbush is best.

Monday, October 6, 2014

Shots Fired on Rogers at Hawthorne - Woman Hit

From the Daily News:

A 26-year-old woman was shot four times on a Brooklyn street on Saturday, authorities said.

The young woman was on Rogers Ave. near Hawthorne St. in Prospect-Lefferts Gardens when an unidentified gunman began blasting away at her about 8:15 p.m., hitting her twice in the hip and twice in the buttocks, police said.

Paramedics rushed the woman to Kings County Hospital, where she was listed in stable condition.

The gunman, who may have fled the scene on a skateboard, remained at large

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