Man killed in Queens liquor store shooting

Police are investigating a deadly shooting Saturday night in a Queens liquor store

April 7, 2012 8:17:51 PM PDT
A man was killed Saturday night in a shooting at a Queens liquor store.

Police say the man was making a purchase in the store in Astoria when he was shot at around 7:15 p.m.

The 37 year old was shot in the head and torso.

He was transported to Astoria General Hospital, where he later died.

Authorities say there are indications it was a pre-meditated murder.

"I doubt very much it was random," said Queens District Attorney Richard Brown. "Apparently the shooting was pre-arranged in one respect or another. That is to say whoever did it came up and knew what he was doing."

So far there are no suspects in custody.

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