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Two Flatbush shooters caught after police pull over getaway car for broken taillight

By Mason White 4:51 PM July 29, 2014
The gun and drugs recovered from the vehicle 

By: Aarav Sen
Two Flatbush shooters are behind bars after police pulled over their vehicle for driving with a broken taillight, police in New York said.

Brooklyn Police said that the two suspects were caught half an hour after the shooting.

34-year-old Yasser Julio, allegedly shot a man on Albemarle Road near Ocean Avenue at 7:45 p.m. on Tuesday. He fled from the scene in a 2009 Mercedes-Benz.

Police in an unmarked vehicle noticed that their light is broken near Brooklyn Avenue and Winthrop Street.

Police also noticed a knife in the car when 26-year-old Bianca Blackford, took her identification card out of the car’s glove compartment.

When police searched the vehicle they found a loaded .38 caliber revolver with a spent bullet on the floor. A plastic bag of what is believed to be crack cocaine was recovered as well.

Blackford and Julio were charged with attempted murder and aggravated assault. The 23-year-old shooting victim was said to be in stable condition at Kings County Hospital.