East Flatbush Man Shot to Death at Nostrand Ave and Glenwood Road

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EAST FLATBUSH – Police have identified the man shot to death in East Flatbush earlier this week, along with tracking down a surveillance image of his suspected killer, the NYPD confirmed.

The shooting took place just before 3:00 am on Monday, October 8, said police, at the intersection of Nostrand Avenue and Glenwood Road.

Responding to a 911 call, police arrived at the scene to find Jerell Mathis, 39, with a single gunshot wound to his chest.

EMS transported Mathis to Kings County Hospital, where he was pronounced deceased, said police. The victim lived just a few blocks away from the scene of the crime, on Kenilworth Place.

An investigation into the shooting is underway, but no arrests have yet been made.

A surveillance photo of a suspect can be seen below, though its hard to say how helpful it could be in making an identification:

(Via DCPI)

Anyone with information in regards 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 CrimeStoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM, on Twitter @NYPDTips or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

All calls are strictly confidential.

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