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Man fatally shot sitting in Maserati on Brooklyn street: police

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Posted at 2:12 PM, Sep 05, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-05 14:34:41-04

BENSONHURST, Brooklyn — Cops are investigating after a man was shot to death behind the wheel of his luxury car in Brooklyn early Saturday morning, according to the NYPD.

According to police, officers responded to a 911 call around 4:30 a.m. of a man shot on 63rd Street, near 18th Avenue in the Bensonhurst neighborhood.

Upon their arrival, the officers were told by people on the scene that the 31-year-old man had been shot in the mouth and neck while sitting in the driver's seat of a late model Maserati sedan, according to police.

The witnesses told police that before they arrived the man had been taken by private means to a nearby hospital.

The man was pronounced dead at the hospital, police said.

The victim has been identified by officials as Zaid Zindai of Brooklyn.

No arrests have been made and the investigation remains ongoing, the NYPD said.

Submit tips to police by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), visiting www.nypdcrimestoppers.com, downloading the NYPD Crime Stoppers mobile app, or texting 274637 (CRIMES) then entering TIP577. Spanish-speaking callers are asked to dial 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).