Long Beach Man Charged with Attempted Murder

Bradley Dennis.
Bradley Dennis.
A Long Beach man was arrested and charged with attempted murder Wednesday for a shooting that occurred in the city four days after Hurricane Sandy.

According to the Long Beach Police Department, Bradley Dennis, 27, shot a man in his chest near the Channel Park Homes at about 9:21 p.m. on Nov. 3, 2012. The victim was transported to South Nassau Communities Hospital in Oceanside for treatment.

At about 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, two Long Beach police officers arrested Dennis in the Sycamore Court parking lot of the Channel Park Homes and charged him with attempted murder. Dennis will be arraigned in Long Beach City Court Wednesday by Judge Frank Dikranis. He is being held without bail and is scheduled to appear at Nassau County Court in Hempstead on Jan. 15. 
Hamburger January 09, 2013 at 04:00 PM
to be fair, it was a very stressful time in the days after the storm
The real bear January 09, 2013 at 04:11 PM
I thought the curfew was at six that night?
Eddie January 09, 2013 at 05:54 PM
Another product of Long Beach Section 8. Raised and supported by the taxpayers. Thank you, Democrats, for bringing more and more Section 8 dependents into our community.
Tonto Hertzberg January 09, 2013 at 05:55 PM
If you acted up 4 days after the storm then you should have been shot in the chest........and twice in the head too. One of the reasons that not much looting went on is that it was well known that you would wind up dead if you were an a**hole. Release Mr. Dennis and send him to shooting school. He was a lousy shot.
Deidre Carroll January 09, 2013 at 09:21 PM
I'm sure it was just because the gun went off when he was cleaning it. All that sand and salt water wreak havoc on a weapon.
Brendan January 10, 2013 at 08:29 AM
I'm in full agreement with everyone - throw the book at this guy. If you can't behave like a normal human being and be part of the solution in that kind of atmosphere, you don't deserve to live in society. And we shouldn't have to pay for him to live in prison either. We really need the death penalty back.
Hamburger January 10, 2013 at 09:45 AM
maybe he just got over excited
Beachguy January 10, 2013 at 08:43 PM
I think they're all related. The guy who got arrested in IP with the 45 and the guy who was chased in the stolen car and crashed into the cop. Also in IP . If I lived in IP I would block the bridge. Maybe they were fighting over the food and other relief supplies that were hoarded by certain residents.
Disgusted Homeowner January 10, 2013 at 09:16 PM
Eddie the racist!
Eddie January 10, 2013 at 10:02 PM
Disgusted Homeowner January 10, 2013 at 11:01 PM
Section 8 this section 8 that! WHat are you saying there
Deidre Carroll January 11, 2013 at 11:04 AM
DH...I think the point is if you fill your community with people that are given a free ride for nothing in return, the community suffers when too many do not contribute to maintaining a safe, healthy and happy environment.
Christopher January 11, 2013 at 09:29 PM
What the f""ck does section 8 has to do with someone getting shot? Do your homework Channel Park homes is not section 8 housing. Lastly So I take it the once again Racist comments section 8 is only available in NP. Deidre you make no sense whatsoever.
Eddie January 12, 2013 at 07:06 AM
First off, Section 8 has nothing to do with race. Most Section 8 cases getting their rent paid by us are White. Channel Park homes are nearly entirely subsidized by Section 8. None of them are rented at market value. None of them owned by their resident. The taxpayer pays the rent for most of the cases there. There is some Section 8 in North Park, yes, but plenty of owner occupied and market rent housing there too. When taxpayers are forced to pay for a person's housing, food, phone, medical and cigarettes, that person usually doesn't want to work. He has lots of time to get in trouble. He hangs out, drinks, gambles and fights. Rarely does he contribute to society expect perhaps by raising dogs. Nothing racist about those truths, my ignorant friend.
Christopher January 12, 2013 at 10:27 PM
Eddie your ignorant. Channel Park homes has residents that pay $1, 500-$1, 700.00 per month. Call Paul Goodman on that one. Section 8 tennants pay a portion of there rent. What does Section 8 have to do with someone being shot. So I take it because you receive section 8 your likely to just start shooting people.
Tisizele scott January 14, 2013 at 12:37 PM
Eddie please don't put everyone in the same box. Long beach is a beautiful city. Anyone should be allowed to reside here rich or poor. Sandy came and brought unity we all were family, helping one another, rich or poor. I'm one of the persons that ur spking. I've lived here in LB for over 40 yrs n now I have children. My children know the difference from the communities or cities or states that don't care about certain communities. They know how blessed they are to Live here. Not everyone that's on section 8 or affordable housing are criminals. Ppl who don't have section 8 do crime as well.
Eddie January 14, 2013 at 01:25 PM
No offense intended. I believe anyone who wants to live here and can afford a home or rent should be welcome. What I don't believe in is money being taken from me to pay for those who can't afford the rent or mortgage to live here. They steal from me and from the community, either with guns or with the government taxing me. It's both exactly the same.
Hamburger January 14, 2013 at 01:36 PM
Bradley is a decent guy - you just have to get to know him
Sandra January 14, 2013 at 05:27 PM
@ Eddie.. I am/was female, white, educated and employed, and was raising two young children and qualified and received Section 8. As far as I know, One must show proof of employment in order to qualify, unless one is disabled or has a disabled child.. I did not receive section 8 benefits for a long time. I was able to get to a point where I could make it on my own. I knew then and I know now.. many families/elderly NEED help. It is and has been a years long waiting list to sign up even after you may qualify...then another years long wait..most everywhere in our Country . NOT everyone with section 8 is lazy or Black ,Spanish, Asian, etc. etc. Our rent was subsidized by section 8. I did not live in a section 8 housing "area". I may have been your neighbor. With thorough screening any landlord would be crazy NOT to rent to a section 8 recipient. They guarantee that rent is paid. Slumlords need not apply. There are strict codes, safety etc. that are required, with inspections. Section 8 is a FEDERAL program. This whole idea of people stealing from you is just more of that paranoia BS crap. Please stop playing such a victim.. with such a mean mouth. Wonder what you would feel if it was you that, for any reason, needed any public assistance for you and your family.. ( parents, cousins, siblings maybe? ) and someone spoke of you this way and how high and mighty they think they are for paying taxes, just like everyone else.... As is and has been done in OUR Country always. Im not naive to think all assistance is deserved..but most is.
Eddie January 14, 2013 at 05:49 PM
No intent to offend, Sandra. Sorry my comment hit such a nerve. We differ in our views. I own buildings and know of no self respecting landlord who would have anything to do with the Section 8 program. I don't understand why you bring race into the conversation, but it must be an important issue you need to make your point. If the government told you they were taking 65% of your earnings and giving it to people so they could live in apartment they could not afford, would you like that? I don't, and don't feel it's right. If I want to help support you that should be my choice as it should be my choice if I decline to turn my cash over to you.
Beachguy January 14, 2013 at 08:31 PM
Im sure his mother loves him.
Disgusted Homeowner January 17, 2013 at 10:28 PM
Eddie good points I concede and apologize
Sandra January 18, 2013 at 12:34 AM
Eddie, do you know that section 8 is a Federal Program. Yes funded by some of our taxes..but funded with federal money. I still feel that somehow if this was you in need, your sister,cousin, or friend, having a hard time, you may feel differently. Both of my landlords welcomed my section 8. I also paid 30%. I worked full time and paid taxes as well. One landlord lived upstairs, this was a private home. The other owned and built many beautiful homes and some condo's, buildings on Broadway. They both are very respectable, neither a slumlord by any measure,so I dont know where your resistance comes from...Both homes passed inspections easily. Im not sure if you understand how it works, but, as the landlord, it is you that must agree. As the tenant, I searched and found the housing I felt was suitable for us and approached the landlord both times. My first landlord was a NYC Fireman. After 911, he retired on disability, sold the home, and moved south, hence the second home and landlord. It was a very pleasant experience, I believe, for both of us. As far as I know now, my second landlord still happily rents to section 8 recipients, after he meets and interviews them. Well after "Sandy" he may still be rebuilding. Eddie, 65%? That does not sound right. That is/would be outrageous. As far as "supporting" me, at your choice. This is why everyone pays taxes.everyone.. Including myself, while receiving section 8 while I was.This is America. This is what makes us different from many countries. We help thy neighbor, I believe is the term.. That is why the tax system was developed to begin with, to help keep our world decent and respectable. You are right that there are many that abuse this, but also there are many that aren't . Do you know of many homes or apts that are so affordable ? The homes they cant afford.. is a bit off with this. There are also very strict guidelines. Homes one cant afford is more acceptable when referencing banks and mortgages.. I did not live anywhere I couldnt afford..in the standard I think you may be regarding. There are not very many affordable housing available, especially at a time when you need to ask for help. I paid taxes for many years ( I was 36 when in need, and had been paying taxes since I was 15 ) that helped those in need before me.. I just dont see where the word "stealing" comes in to play. No one is "stealing" and I sure wasnt. We all pay taxes. I pay taxes now, always have.... Those that are intentionally abusing the system..are lazy pieces of sh**. I have no use for them.
Beachguy January 18, 2013 at 02:11 AM
Some landlords don't maintain their property. They fill it up with lowlifes and ruin the surrounding area by pocketing the money.
Eddie January 18, 2013 at 08:04 AM
"Federal program" isn't paid for with my money? Who pays for it, the tooth fairy? Sandra, my gripe is not with you, it is with our government. They are stealing from me to give my money to you. It's that simple. I may want to give you my money, I may not. They do not permit me to make that choice. You say you never lived anywhere you could not afford. Yet, the government forced me to pay 70% of your rent. Call it what you want. That is wrong. I have my own kids to support.
Brendan January 18, 2013 at 09:29 AM
Couldn't have said it better myself, Eddie. Sandra, you, and people like you, are takers. Then there are people like myself and Eddie, who are makers. The more the government takes from people like myself and Eddie, the more we're just plain old going to hate people like you Sandra. You're living on our dime, no matter how you justify it to yourself. Say thank you, admit that you failed to plan for yourself in your life and had to rely on others - AGAINST THEIR WILL! - and stop trying to play down your failure and your part in the government forcibly depriving Eddie and I of our property. Its insulting to our intelligence and let's face it, if you were smarter than us, you would never have been in the boat you were in.
Sandra January 18, 2013 at 10:05 AM
Beachguy, I agree, some do, MORE do than do not, in my opinion..unfortunately. Theres many slumlords and many low life's. Respectable landlords would never rent to a lowlife no matter how the rent is being paid. That was more my point..Every tenant meets the landlord, and vice versa.. I was searching for something smaller and more affordable, in a safe, clean, respectable neighborhood. I knew how many bedrooms I qualified for. I saw 3 that matched what I needed. I asked 2 of the 3 owners if he would accept Section 8. They didnt know much about it, only the low life part that we all hear about. Once informed, he was fine with it. Slumlords are what they are..with or without section 8. They ruin the neighborhood. ___ Hey Eddie, I didnt feel your gripe was with me. I know it's the Government. I get that. I should be more specific. I paid 30% of my salary, not 30% the rent. This was about 13 years ago, I was a recipient for almost 3 years. I am not saying federal is not made of our $$.. And our taxes are so high. I have been paying taxes for 35 years now, also while receiving section 8 for those almost 3 years as well. At the end of the day, that Federal program received more from me, than I from them and then some.. Which is how the program should be used in my opinion.. I was in the program because I needed it at the time, not wanted it. I am thankful section 8 was available. I do not and did not have the choice about where my hard earned tax money goes either. Im with you on that. Because I know what it feels like, on both sides, I feel many people could be more informed, not just of the low life/slumlord abusers, also of many decent families that truly need it, like we did.
Tisizele scott January 19, 2013 at 08:19 AM
Eddie it is your money and you should have a right to decide who you give it to. Thank you Sandy. you both enjoy your your day. :-)
Tisizele scott January 19, 2013 at 08:20 AM
Eddie it is your money and you should have a right to decide who you give it to. Thank you Sandy. you both enjoy your your day. :-)
Tisizele scott January 19, 2013 at 08:20 AM
Eddie it is your money and you should have a right to decide who you give it to. Thank you Sandy. you both enjoy your your day. :-)


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