Man Dead After Being Shot In Stomach

Photo: Zainab Iqbal/Bklyner

BED STUY – A man is dead after being shot in the stomach early this morning.

At around 2:04 a.m., cops arrived at a home on Pulaski Street between Marcy and Nostrand Avenues to find a 48-year-old man with a gunshot wound to the abdomen. The victim’s friend had opened the door after someone knocked, the Daily News reported. The two men standing outside opened fire and it struck the 48-year-old.

He was taken to NYC Health & Hospitals/Kings County where he died. Cops have not yet released the victim’s name. As of this afternoon, the investigation is ongoing and no arrests have been made.

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 at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577. All calls are strictly confidential.

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Zainab Iqbal

Zainab is a staff reporter at Bklyner who sometimes writes poetry in her free time || zainab@bklyner.com

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