Gunfire Breaks Out On The Streets In Front Of Baby Shower For Actor Jamie Hector and Wife

Even though Jamie Hector played the cold hearted yet soft spoken drug king on HBO's hit series "The Wire", I still loved him.... scar on the face and all! But it seems while it was just a fictional character on television, Jamie's alter ego of Marlo Stansfield's television dramas has seemed to follow him off the set.

Over the weekend, a real live gun battle erupted on the streets of Brooklyn New York, which is where Hector is from. It all went down, out of all places, outside of the baby shower that was being given for Jamie's wife.

On Sunday gunfire began out on the streets, ending in the death of one teen and wounding two men, cops said. Gunmen unloaded nearly 50 bullets outside the party, and then the assailants attempted to finish off one of the wounded men outside a hospital.

Police and paramedics raced to E. 93rd St. in East Flatbush about 1:20 a.m. Cops found evidence of a running gun battle with at least 46 shell casings dotting about half the block beginning at Avenue B. Two guns were recovered, but no suspects were arrested after the violence that spilled out from the party. Linton Williams, 17, of Brooklyn, died at the scene.

As the smoke cleared, someone helped 32-year-old Andrew Filson into a car and raced him to Downstate Medical Center. When the shooting victim got out of the car at the hospital, another vehicle rolled up and someone inside started firing. Police sources said Filson was hit at least once at the hospital. Emergency workers put him into an ambulance and rushed him to Kings County Hospital, a trauma center where he was listed in critical condition yesterday. Walter Parker, 22, was shot in the leg outside the party. He flagged down an ambulance and was taken to Brookdale University Hospital, where he was in stable condition.

Hector was at the shower but it isn't clear yet whether or not he was there when the shots began and if the gunmen were actually gunning for him.

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