Man fatally shot in Brooklyn

September 3, 2008 3:30:04 PM PDT
Police in Brooklyn are searching for the person who shot and killed a man Wednesday morning.The shooting happened on Dumont Avenue in Brownsville just after 8 a.m.

Police say they discovered an unidentified man suffering from a gunshot wound in an apartment inside the Tilden Houses.

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

Investigators believe the shooter may have tried to set the body on fire after the killing to cover up the crime.

The motive for the shooting is unclear.



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