BREAKING: Man Shot In Head At Nostrand Ave, Ave W

Detectives stand outside the scene of the shooting.

A man has been shot in the head at 2938 Avenue W, near Nostrand Avenue, according to scanner reports.

The call came over police scanners shortly before 2:00 p.m., indicating that a male victim has been shot in the head and is in serious condition.

A crime scene is being established, and the NYPD has issued a Level 1 Mobilization for the area, suggesting the perp is still on the loose.

Update (2:37 p.m.): The shooting occurred inside an apartment unit. The victim has been transported to the hospital.

Update (2:56 p.m.): Victim was taken to Lutheran Medical Center. Not likely to survive.

Update (3:02 p.m.): News vans and reporters have arrived.

Update (3:05 p.m.): He was shot on the 6th floor of the building.

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