BREAKING: NYPD Reports One Year Old Child Shot to Death in Brooklyn

Monday morning, NYPD Chief Jeffrey Maddrey tweeted tragic news.

A one year old child is dead. The baby was with his family enjoying a Sunday night in the Summer when someone started shooting . Three people were injured and the baby was killed.

This. Must.STOP! We as a community, we as a police department denounce this disgusting violence.

Per CBS, a 1-year-old boy was shot to death overnight near a playground in Brooklyn.

Police said the child was sitting in a stroller with a group of people having a barbecue when gunfire erupted.

The boy was identified as 1-year-old Davell Gardner Jr.

Mayor Bill de Blasio held a moment of silence during Monday’s press briefing and said he was “heartbroken” over the child’s death.

“We’ve got to take resolve out of every situation like this. We can never give up,” he said. “We can never give up on our children, we can never give up on our families, we can never give up on our neighborhoods – no matter how tough it seems.”

“It means the whole community has to be involved,” he added. “It’s never just about police, it has to be community and police together.”

The shooting happened around 11:30 p.m. Sunday outside Raymond Bush Playground on Madison Street in Bedford-Stuyvesant.

Sources tell CBS2 police believe two men ambushed the victims and fired more than 20 rounds.

Police said the 1-year-old was shot in the stomach and died at the hospital.

Three adults were also wounded, but were expected to survive.