Unidentified man dies from gunshot wounds to head, chest in Queens

Posted at 10:10 AM, Apr 23, 2017
and last updated 2017-04-23 10:10:19-04

An unidentified man was fatally shot at this Queens park on April 22, police said. (Google)

FAR ROCKAWAY, Queens — An unidentified man was shot to death in a Far Rockaway park Saturday night, an NYPD spokesman said.

Officials rushed to in Bayswater Park after the NYPD’s ShotSpotter system picked up the sound of shots fired, police officials said. Responding officers found a man with multiple gunshot wounds to the head and chest.

EMS responded and pronounced the victim deceased at the Queens Park. Police have not yet identified the victim of the fatal shooting.

No arrests have been made, police said. Officials did not immediately have any information on what led to the fatal shooting.

The ShotSpotter system, which led police to the victim, uses audio sensors to help police respond to shootings throughout the city.

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