CONEY ISLAND — A man is dead after being shot in a hallway just after midnight.
On Wednesday, December 11 at around 12:02 a.m., cops arrived at the Carey Garden Houses on West 23rd Street between Mermaid and Surf Avenues. They found a 38-year-old man unconscious and unresponsive on the 17th-floor hallway of the building with a gunshot wound to his abdomen. He was taken to Coney Island Hospital and was pronounced dead. Cops have classified it as a homicide.
According to the NYPD, the investigation is ongoing and there have been no arrests made as of this time. Cops have not yet released the name of the victim.
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.