Two Dead, Four Wounded in Possible Gang-Related Shooting Outside Funeral Service in Brooklyn

Kerry Burke et al., NY Daily News, April 27, 2015

A Brooklyn funeral took a lethal turn Monday when a shootout erupted outside the service, leaving six people wounded–two mortally, authorities said.

More than 40 people were leaving a service for 39-year-old Jose Luis Robles at the Emmanuel Church of God on Flatbush Ave. near Foster Ave. at about 8:30 p.m. when three men fired up to 15 shots into the crowd.

One funeral attendee fired back, wounding one of the assailants before the three men fled in a silver SUV, cops said.


Robles died of natural causes on April 16.

He was a “former gang member” who did time in prison and may have been affiliated with the Bloods, police sources said.

“Rival gang members heard about the funeral and decided to start shooting the place up,” a police source said.


But when the smoke cleared, two men were dead, police said. Four others, including two women, were wounded.


Some witnesses said the shooting took place after a fight broke out as people waited outside to pay their respects.

“This was about something that happened 20 years ago and had nothing to do with Robles,” a source close to the investigation said. “(The shooter) confronts one of the victims and gets punched. That guy’s friend pulls a gun and starts shooting.”



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  • Murders at a black funeral, which will mean more black funerals and more murders at them.

    The closest thing there is to a perpetual motion machine.

    • APaige

      Yes. Transportation cost-saving measure

    • Jason Lewis

      Doesnt happen at a rate I approve of.

    • Oil Can Harry

      Three months ago there was a riot at a black funeral home in the Bronx, not far from where I work. Two cops told me the melee started when a gangbanger ran in during the service and tipped over the coffin causing the stiff to spill out onto the floor!

      For whatever reason the incident never made the papers.

      • InAFreeCountry

        WTF man! They have no sense of shame!

        • ElComadreja

          You have to be human to feel shame.

    • Light from the East

      int b = getblackpopulation ();

      while (b>0)


  • JackKrak

    I want to meet the person who can honestly say that they can read a headline like this story has and not be able to instantly form a mental image of the people involved.

  • Chip Carver

    We’re in for a long, hot summer. Nationwide. One hopes that the summer fireworks that the fun loving black and brown sun peoples are going to provide will wake up a few more percent of White people. Once we hit the tipping point, then we’ll see the puppet masters and their marionettes in DC and across the US finally challenged. It won’t be immediately, but it’s likely inevitable.

  • Mack0

    Enjoy the show, brothers. More hispanic/black violence is on the way. Let them kill each other

    • ElComadreja

      I wish they’d hurry the f**k up about it.

      • Mack0

        Me too.

  • MekongDelta69

    And as always – NO comments allowed…

  • Hilis Hatki

    Hispanics are keeping up with the Joneses.

    • propagandaoftruth

      Bloods? Sounds like a black Hispanic.

  • The typical “Hispanic” (as they’re incorrectly called) is a mix of Euro, black, Indian, and Jew. They are not a good advertisement for hybrid vigor. They seem to have taken the worst of each ethnic group and combined it into one race.

    • Samuel Hathaway

      Strangely, love of the black cult extends in Venezuela, apparently, where readers on a Venezuelan newspaper site online were celebrating their African heritage. Needless to say, I never went back to that site.

      Meanwhile, recently disgraced Univision reporter Rodner Figueroa from Venezuela was fired for comparing First Negress, Michelle Obama to characters on Planet of the Apes. In his apology after the fact, Mr. Figueroa assured all aggrieved blacks, including the First Negress that he too, shared black blood. Give that boy a trophy!

      • ElComadreja

        Nothing to brag about.

  • Thank goodness the poor dears weren’t stopped and frisked by the NYPD! That might have traumatized them.

  • Xerxes22

    A 39 year old former gang member and ex-con dies of “natural causes”. I would guess that the ” natural causes” are AIDS or drugs.

    • I’m going with AIDS. Hep. C takes a lot longer to kill folks, but there’s also the possibility of morbid obesity.

  • Look at Brooklyn’s demographics. Then look at the quality of life in the city. The Russian, Korean, and Yiddish quarters are doing quite well in the city. These residents generally integrate into american culture, and are upstanding american citizens. Then, look at the majority of Brooklyn, that is, housing projects that are crime ridden. You know what group of welfare mooching, cap busting, illiterate fools live in these places? Blacks and Hispanics.

    • Blackfish

      Brooklyn is quickly being gentrified as high rents push young hipsters into Brooklyn. Look for more minorities to be pushed into the Bronx (already a jungle!) in the coming years.

      The young hipsters moving to Brooklyn are going to get a lesson in race reality they were not expecting.

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  • Blackfish

    A new movie just in time for Summer: Four Drive-bys and a Funeral!

  • llexik

    I wonder if the funeral directors discreetly slip the family their business cards when they are leaving after these casualties take place. More business for them!