EAST WILLIAMSBURG, Brooklyn — A 22-year-old man was fatally shot in Brooklyn early Sunday, an NYPD spokesperson said.
Jefferson Exantus, a Bronx resident, was shot in the face inside a Flushing Avenue building at the intersection with Scott Avenue, police officials said. Officers responded to a 5:20 a.m. 911 call and found the 22-year-old victim inside the building.
Police sources say the building may have been an illegal club.
Emergency Medical Services rushed Exantus to Woodhull Hospital in Bedford-Stuyvesant, but he succumbed to his wounds at the hospital.
No arrests have been made in the shooting. No identifying information is available for a suspect.
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