Shocking moment neighbor executes NYC dad and stepson during argument over noise

Shocking moment neighbor executes NYC dad and stepson during argument over noise

Chilling video shows the moment a crazed neighbor executed a father and his stepson in cold blood in a Brooklyn apartment hallway during an argument over noise Sunday night.

The distressing footage obtained by The Post opens with a man dressed in all black pacing angrily outside his upstairs neighbors’ apartment on the fourth floor of 1418 Brooklyn Ave. in East Flatbush.

A woman emerges from the apartment and exchanges words with the neighbor. A short time later, she is joined by her son, identified by cops as 27-year-old Chinwai Mode. The video has no audio, so it is unknown what was said during the exchange.

Moments later, Mode’s stepfather, 47-year-old school-bus driver Bladimy Mathurin, marches out of the apartment brandishing a pair of scissors and angrily confronts the neighbor, the video shows.

His wife tries to drag him away, but the dad of four pushes her back.

At that moment, the verbal dispute takes a harrowing turn when the neighbor in black pulls out a handgun and aims it at Mathurin.

Screenshot from a surveillance video shows a suspect shooting a Brooklyn father and his stepson in East Flatbush Sunday
A Brooklyn neighbor opened fire during an argument Sunday, killing Bladimy Mathurin, 47, and his stepson, Chinwai Mode, 27.

Mathurin spots the gun but waves it off. He turns around and begins walking toward his apartment, at which point the neighbor opens fire and strikes Mathurin, who falls to the floor.

Mode, who was also in the hallway, tries to get away from the gunman, but the neighbor fires multiple shots at him, including at least twice after he had collapsed in a pool of his own blood next to a staircase.

The neighbor then returns to Mathurin, who is still alive and struggling to get up, and shoots him execution-style on his own doorstep. The Post has redacted portions of the video because of their graphic nature.

Having killed the two men, the neighbor calmly observes the grisly scene before stepping into an elevator.

As of Tuesday morning, police have not publicly identified the suspect in the double homicide, who remained at large.

Paramedics who were called to the apartment building found Mathurin and Mode dead from multiple gunshot wounds to the head and torso, police said.

Mathurin’s inconsolable wife, Marie Delille, said her family, originally from Haiti, has been locked in a years-long dispute about noise with their downstairs neighbor.

On Sunday night, the fed-up resident began banging on his ceiling over the loud sounds supposedly coming from Mathurn and Delille’s apartment.

Mathurin banged back, prompting the neighbor to rush upstairs and kick the family’s front door, according to Delille.

“This man hates us with every bone in his body,” the wife told CBS New York of the neighbor.

As seen in the surveillance video and confirmed by the police, Mathurin argued with the neighbor and seemingly threatened him with a pair of scissors, before the suspect opened fire.

But Delille insisted that her husband was not at fault.

“My husband had no gun, no weapon. Why did you bring a gun to shoot my family? Why would you bring a gun to tear my family apart? Why? Why?” Delille said, according to the station ABC 7 NY.

The woman said the neighbor fired 9 shots at her husband and son in front of her 10-year-old daughter.

Mathurin worked two jobs, driving a school bus by day and working as an Uber driver on the side, to provide for their four children, Delille told the outlet Gothamist. In his spare time, he enjoyed bodybuilding.

“He’s a muscular guy. He looks intimidating, but that’s not who he is. He is a wonderful guy,” family friend Mickael Louis said.

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