A father from Brownsville Brooklyn is accused of murdering his babys mother, and two of her daughters - who were attending his 9 year old daughter's birthday party, MTO News has learned.
It was the 9-year-old who called police after her mother and two sisters were fatally shot in what appears to be a triple murder-suicide in Brooklyn late Monday.
The alleged shooter, Joseph McCrimon, 46, was found outside a nearby building in the same city-run housing complex.the girl's father, was later found dead on the street. Police believe that the killer dad died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.
The victims were shot inside an apartment in the Van Dyke Projects, where the 9 year old lived with her mother and sisters.
"The victims were identified as 45-year-old Rasheeda Barzey, 20-year-old Solei Spears and 16-year-old Chloe Spears. They were reported dead at the scene.
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According to police, Joseph McCrimon came over to the apartment, to attend his daughter's 9th birthday party. Once inside, he killed everyone - except the birthday girl.
Police said they found the 9-year-old girl hiding in the closet.
"We believe that he had a 20-year relationship with the female killed," Police told the media said. "He comes to the apartment for the...daughter that they have in common, for her birthday party."
Two guns were recovered at the scene.