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Man killed by gunshot to the head in Brooklyn

Posted at 8:59 PM, May 16, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-16 20:59:32-04

CROWN HEIGHTS, Brooklyn — A 29-year-old man was fatally shot in Crown Heights on Thursday night, police said.

The man was killed by a gunshot to the head, an NYPD spokesperson said. He was shot on St. Marks Avenue near New York Avenue around 7:15 p.m.

No arrests have been made, but sources say police are searching a nearby building.

The man has not yet been identified.

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