24-year-old man shot in back of head in Brooklyn; police searching for suspect

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Tuesday, July 26, 2022
Man shot in back of head in NYC; police searching for suspect
Police say a 24-year-old man was shot once in the back of the head at 3:45 p.m. in Prospect Lefferts Gardens, Brooklyn on Tuesday.

PROSPECT LEFFERTS GARDENS, Brooklyn (WABC) -- A man was shot in the head and rushed to the hospital in Brooklyn Tuesday.

Police say the 24-year-old victim was shot once in the back of the head at 3:45 p.m. at 1188 Nostrand Avenue in Prospect Lefferts Gardens.

He was taken to Kings County Hospital, where he is currently in surgery.

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There's no word yet on his condition.

Police are searching for a suspect who was wearing a grey shirt, black shorts and white sneakers.

This is breaking news. This story will be updated as more information becomes available.


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