DATE: Monday, Oct. 12, 2009, 8:26 p.m.
LOCATION: Inside of 188 Parkside Avenue.
The police say a teenager was shot and killed, and two men were wounded, inside a donut shop just a block from Prospect Park Monday night. The victims were shot by a man who entered the building. Little more is known about the deadly encounter.
Brian Scott, 18, of Ocean Avenue was shot in the chest, and declared dead at Kings County Hospital. A second victim, 23, was shot twice in an arm. He was in stable condition at Brookdale Hospital. The third victim, 20, had been shot in a shoulder. He was stable at KCH.
Scott, a high school senior, had attained some measure of fame locally and on the internet as a roller blader known as “Cozmik,” ABC News reported.
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Brian Scott aka Cozmik, ONE magazine tells us, had “a very humble personality and a constant smile on his face… he is one of the first to come to mind when thinking about up-and-comers in our skate scene.” The video above shows him doing some of his stuff.
This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on October 13, 2009