Sixth shooting victim of Brooklyn J’Ouvert celebration comes forward

A sixth victim in the senseless bloodshed during the J’Ouvert celebration on Labor Day came forward Wednesday, according to police sources.

The 38-year-old walked into Brooklyn Hospital with a gunshot wound to his ankle, according to sources.

The gunfire broke out just before 3 a.m. in Brooklyn near Nostrand Avenue and Crown Street. Among the six injured were a 6-year-old boy Maxwell Cesc-Dinho and his mother, Patricia Brathwaite, 47.

Cesc-Dinho’s femur bone was shattered by the hail of gunfire, but was out of surgery and recovering as of Monday afternoon.

A 15-year-old alleged gang member, Donovan Bailey, was arrested in connection to the gunplay Tuesday.

The man told police he was walking on Crown Street in Crown Heights during the festival when he heard the shots ring out and felt a bullet graze his ankle, but that he didn’t want to come forward.

Sources said the man had three open warrants but the details of which were unknown.

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