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Suspect arrested in killing amid post-West Indian Day Parade parties in Brooklyn

A suspect has been arrested in the fatal shooting of a man amid post-West Indian Day Parade parties in Crown Heights, Brooklyn, on Monday night, according to police.


Sergio Codrington, 39, was charged with murder, criminal possession of a firearm and criminal possession of a controlled substance for the shooting death of 51-year-old Malik Muhammad, cops said Tuesday.


Responding to a 911 call around 8:50 p.m., officers found Muhammad’s body riddled with bullets on Sterling Place near Schenectady Ave., about three blocks away from the parade route, as raucous parties were still filling the streets.