BREAKING: Shot fired at MetroTech in Downtown Brooklyn, arrests reported

January 29, 2013 By Mary Frost Brooklyn Daily Eagle

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Police have declared a Level One Mobilization in front of 1 MetroTech Plaza in Downtown Brooklyn after a shot was fired.

A single shot was reported in front of 1 MetroTech, home to National Grid and other businesses, sources said. One shell casing was found and no injuries were reported.

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“Authorities informed us that a single gunshot was fired in front of 1 MetroTech Center at about 12:50 this afternoon,” an NYU-Poly spokesperson told the Brooklyn Eagle. “Although NYU-Poly does have facilities around the MetroTech Commons, we have none at 1 MetroTech. We have been told that no one was injured, and the NYPD continues to investigate.”

Police have arrested three teens, according to an unconfirmed report tweeted by Dean Meminger of NY1.

Updated with comment by NYU-Poly. More to come as available.

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