Double shooting in Crown Heights building lobby leaves one man dead, another in hospital

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Sunday, April 10, 2022
2 men hospitalized, 1 critical after being shot in Brooklyn building lobby
One of the men was shot in the head and has life-threatening injuries, according to police. The other man is expected to survive his injuries.

CROWN HEIGHTS, Brooklyn (WABC) -- Two men were shot in a building lobby in Brooklyn and one of them has died from his injuries.

The men were inside the lobby of a building on Bergen Street in Crown Heights around 1:00 a.m. Saturday when they were shot.

Video is from previous coverage

Thirty-eight-year-old Kevin Alves was shot in the head, while a 45-year-old man was shot in the torso and grazed by a bullet on the ear.

EMS transported both men to Kings County Hospital where the 38-year-old was pronounced dead. The 45-year-old man is in stable condition.

Police are still investigating the incident, but have not made any arrests at this time.

Investigators say the suspect is a man with a dark complexion who was last seen wearing a black jacket and blue jeans.

There's no word on what led to the shooting.

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