A baby shower is supposed to be a time a joy, celebrating the soon to be birth of a new baby with close family and friends, totally not the case here! Read more after the jump…


2 people were injured in a shooting that happened late Saturday night at the Excelsior Yacht Club in Coney Island. Around 11 p.m. the family started packing up the baby shower gifts into a livery cab when witnesses said they heard gunfire.

One man was hit in the arm as his blood ran in the street next to the brightly colored wrapped presents. According to a preliminary report, one of the victims took himself to Coney Island hospital to seek treatment while paramedics was called on the scene to assist a woman who had difficulty breathing. An FDNY spokesman later confirmed she was taken to Coney Island hospital as well for treatment.

The shooter has yet to be found!

[NY Daily News]