71-Year-Old Man Critically Shot in East Flatbush Home

January 15, 2023 Brooklyn, New York – Elderly man was found shot and seriously wounded inside a basement apartment Sunday evening in Brooklyn, officials said.

Just after 5:00pm, officers from the 67th precinct responded to reports of a man shot near E 48th & Lenox Rd in the East Flatbush neighborhood of Brooklyn.

Upon police arrival at 265 E 48th Street, officers found a 71-year-old man shot in the chest and EMS rushed the elderly victim to Kings County hospital in with life threatening injuries for further treatment.

Detectives are searching for two male suspects who fled the location in a sedan. No arrests at this time and the investigation into the shooting is ongoing.

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