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FILE - In this July 28, 2019 file photo, a police officer walks by yellow evidence markers at a playground after a shooting in the Brownsville neighborhood in the Brooklyn borough of New York. New York City police have made an arrest in the community festival shooting that left one person dead and 11 wounded this summer. Police said Wednesday, Oct. 16, that 20-year-old Kyle Williams, of Brooklyn, was arrested on murder, criminal possession of a weapon, reckless endangerment and attempted murder charges. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)

Police: Man confesses to Brooklyn mass shooting

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New York City police say a 20-year-old gang member has confessed to his involvement in a gun battle between rival groups that left one person dead and 11 wounded at a Brooklyn community festival in July. Kyle Williams was arrested Wednesday on charges including murder and attempted murder.

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