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Man shot dead while sitting in vehicle on Queens street: police

Posted at 7:53 AM, Feb 08, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-08 07:53:36-05

ST. ALBANS, Queens — Police launched an investigation after a man was found fatally shot inside a vehicle in Queens Sunday afternoon.

Authorities responded to a call of a man shot in the vicinity of Linden Boulevard and 200th Street in the St. Albans neighborhood just before 3 p.m.

Officers arrived to find 37-year-old Tyrone Jones inside the vehicle with multiple gunshot wounds to his upper body, authorities said.

Video from the Citizen App showed a heavy NYPD and FDNY presence in the area, with at least one street blocked off.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Jones is known to law enforcement as a possible gang member with numerous arrests, according to police.