Man fatally shot in Crown Heights

A 911 caller reported a man shot in front of 1607 Sterling Place in Crown Heights.

Credit: Yumi Kimura/Flickr/Wikimedia Commons The victim was declared dead at Kings County Hospital. Credit: Yumi Kimura/flickr


A man was found dead in Crown Heights early Wednesday morning, police reported.


Cops said a 911 call came in reporting a man shot in front of 1607 Sterling Place.


Responding officers discovered a 32-year-old black male on the sidewalk with two gunshot wounds, cops said.


Cops said the man had been shot in the left arm and the chest.

He was pronounced dead on arrival at Kings County Hospital, police said.

An investigation is underway, cops said. No arrests have been made.

The identity of the victim is being withheld until his family has been notified, police said.

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