PICTURED: Two of the four men who were shot dead inside an illegal gambling club in Brooklyn

Mail Online | 10/12/2019 | Keith Griffith For Dailymail.com;Associated Press
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Police have identified the four men who were killed during a shooting inside an illegal gambling club in New York City early on Saturday.

The slain men were identified as Terence Bishop, 36; Dominick Wimbush, 47; Chester Goode, 37; and John Thomas, 32. All were residents of Brooklyn, according to police.

Victims - Scene - Triple - A - Aces

The victims were pronounced dead at the 'chaotic' scene at Triple A Aces Private & Social Rental Space in Weeksville, Brooklyn around 7am.

Police say about 15 people were inside the nondescript building, where they were gambling illegally with dice and cards when the shooting broke out.

News - Conference - Hours - Chief - Detectives

At a news conference hours later, Chief of Detectives Dermot Shea said investigators were trying to determine if a gambling dispute, a robbery, or something else was to blame for the violence.

'A bit of a chaotic scene,' Shea said.

Others - Shooting - Woman - Man - Leg

Three others were injured in the shooting, including a 38-year-old woman and 35-year-old man who were shot in the leg. Another man, 49, was shot in the right arm. Another person received a minor injury in the leg as they tried to flee the scene.

Worried locals were seen waiting nearby and loved ones were pictured sobbing after receiving news of who was inside.

Police - Reports - Gunshots - Firefighters - Scene

Police received reports of gunshots fired around 6.55am and firefighters initially responded to the scene at 7.06am.

Cops recovered a 9mm handgun and revolver at the scene. It was not immediately clear whether there was one shooter or an exchange of gunfire.

One - Shooting - Police - Survivors - Security

No one was immediately charged in the shooting, but police were questioning survivors and reviewing security camera footage.

'We have some individuals back at the 77th Precinct and we're trying to piece together exactly what transpired in that location,' Shea said.

Club - Sign - 'Triple - A - Aces

The unlicensed club, adorned with a sign identifying it as the 'Triple A Aces Private & Social Event Space,' was operating...
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