Sheepshead Bay Shooting Under Investigation

Bedford Avenue, near Avenue V (Source: Google Maps)

A man was found with a gunshot wound to the head yesterday in his basement apartment on Bedford Avenue near Avenue V in Sheepshead Bay.

The victim’s wife walked in on him lying face down, after she returned from an errand. The Daily News is reporting that the woman was sent on the errand by her husband.

Police are currently are trying to determine if the wound was self-inflicted or the work of an assailant. The man was reportedly rushed to Coney Island hospital and is in critical condition, although the News’ headline refers to the incident as a fatal shooting.

For more details, as well as any updates, please see our sister site Sheepshead Bites.

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