March 12, 2023 BROOKLYN, New York – Man shot in the chest was rushed to an area hospital with life threatening injuries after gunned down near E 29th St & Avenue U in Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn, cops said.
Just after 8:30pm, a 29-year-old male sustained at least one serious gunshot wound to the torso and was taken to Coney Island Hospital in critical condition where he was pronounced deceased, police officials said.
Police from the 61st precinct requested additional units to 2815 Avenue U for assistance with a shooting investigation and searching for a suspect. No reported arrests at this time and the investigation is ongoing.
The identity of the deceased is pending proper family notification.
Less than an hour later, police in Sunset Park Brooklyn responded to 911 calls of shots fired with injuries.
Officers from the 72nd precinct located a person shot in the leg near 4th Ave & 61st Street and began a search for a suspect that fled on foot.
The victim was removed and transported to an area hospital. No arrests in either case.
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