A murderous band of Bloods gang members who treated shootings like a sports “scoreboard” were brought low in a sweeping, two-year investigation, Brooklyn prosecutors said.
Eighteen members of the Martense-Beverly Bosses were rounded up on a string of charges that linked gang members to two murders and six nonfatal shootings targeting their rivals in the Folk Nation.
The suspects in the Martense-Beverly gang, named for the streets in Flatbush that run through their territory, include Adonis (6 Shot) Barnett, who’s already on trial in the 2016 murder of Gerald Cummings, 38 The dad was shot dead while trying to take back his son’s stolen baseball hat. Barnett was 16 years old when he allegedly shot Cummings on Aug. 3, 2016.
Another suspect, Jeremy (JR) Denaud, 17 — who was already facing charges for his role in a shooting at the Kings Plaza Shopping Center last July — bragged about targeting a rival gang, prosecutors said.