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Man shot in face, killed in Crown Heights, NYPD says

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Posted at 7:31 PM, Jul 24, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-29 06:46:25-04

CROWN HEIGHTS, Brooklyn — Update: A man has been arrested in connection with the fatal shooting, police say.

Original story:
A 39-year-old man was shot in the face and killed in Crown Heights, Brooklyn Friday evening, according to police.

Ancil Blackman was shot just after 5:30 p.m. outside of Miller Evangelical Christian Union Church on President Street, just steps away from his apartment building, police said. He suffered a gunshot wound to the face, police said.

He was taken to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead.