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East Flatbush shooting leaves one dead


A gunman fatally shot a 37-year-old victim in East Flatbush on Monday, and police are on a manhunt to find the shooter.

First responders rushed to the scene near the corner of E. 91st and Winthrop streets, where they found the bloodied victim sitting inside a Bentley luxury car, with a gunshot wound to his shoulder and chest.

Cops also recovered a gun at the scene, according to the NYPD.

Paramedics rushed the wounded man to Kings County Hospital, and doctors later pronounced him dead. 

A cop from the 67th Police Precinct holds onto a handgun at the scene of the shooting in East Flatbush on April 24.A cop from the 67th Police Precinct holds onto a handgun at the scene of the shooting in East Flatbush on April 24.Photo by Lloyd Mitchell

Authorities are withholding the victim’s name until they can properly notify the man’s family. 

Police have not yet made any arrests in connection with the deadly shooting, and the investigation remains ongoing. 

In the 67th Police Precinct, where Monday’s deadly incident occurred, there had been 5 murders and 13 victims of gun violence between New Year’s Day and April 16, when the most recent NYPD data is available. 

Anyone with information in regard to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website, or on Twitter @NYPDTips.  

All calls are strictly confidential.

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