A profession felony is in custody after police stated he opened hearth at a crowded Brooklyn intersection final week, sending greater than 20 individuals scrambling for security, sources stated.
Shocking surveillance images present the gunman — recognized by sources as Terrel Norman, 36 — clutching an computerized rifle on East 102 Street earlier than leaping right into a Nissan Sentra with a pal.
Cops pulled the automotive over a number of blocks away and arrested each males, the sources stated.
None of the supposed targets have been hit.
Norman has a historical past of emotional disturbance and a prolonged rap sheet that features greater than two dozen busts, a stint in state jail on an armed theft conviction, and a pending Brooklyn gun case, in keeping with data.
In his most up-to-date arrest police stated Norman was pulled over in March on a visitors violation when cops decided he was allegedly driving with no license — and a loaded .45-caliber handgun contained in the automobile, the sources stated.
He was initially launched on bail however the bail was rescinded after prosecutors didn’t get an indictment within the case in 5 days — as required by state speedy trial statutes.
Police couldn’t decide if the gun within the automotive belonged to him or one among his passengers, and are awaiting DNA outcomes to find out if they’ve a case.
“This individual has no regard for consequence,” one regulation enforcement supply informed The Post. “You have somebody, a number of warrants, parole at varied instances or probation, and he has a wreckage each in his life.
Norman is on parole till 2025 after serving state jail time for a 2017 theft.
Among the arrests on his rap sheet are busts for tried criminally negligent murder, tried assault, reckless endangerment and a number of gun expenses.
Sources aware of Norman’s report stated he’s been arrested in dozens of different incidents however these data should not public.
According to arrest data, he had a historical past of emotional disturbance and was advisable for psychiatric analysis after his most up-to-date arrest.
His earlier busts embrace ones for drunk driving, performing in a fashion injurious to a toddler and a number of other unlawful gun possession expenses, in keeping with the sources.
Norman was launched from the upstate Washington Correctional Facility in 2019 after serving time for the sooner theft conviction in Brooklyn.
It was additionally not clear Monday if Norman had been arraigned but on the newest cost of firing a gun right into a crowd.
Records present Normal was additionally charged in Oyster Bay in Nassau County final 12 months with assault and felony possession of a weapon — with a bench warrant since issued.
Brooklyn Defender Services, which represents Norman, didn’t instantly reply to a request for remark from The Post.