Duane Lett, 34, gunned down on Rockaway Parkway in Brownsville

Police say Duane Lett, 34, was shot to death on a Brownsville street in broad daylight. It happened in front of an apartment building on

Police say a man was shot to death on a Brownsville street in broad daylight.

Police say a man was shot to death on a Brownsville street in broad daylight. (1/5/14)

BROOKLYN - Police say Duane Lett, 34, was shot to death on a Brownsville street in broad daylight.

It happened in front of an apartment building on Rockaway Avenue near Rutland Road at around 1:15 p.m. Saturday. A neighbor says she heard gunshots and looked out her window to see a man lying on his back with a head wound in the middle of the street.

Police were at the scene investigating for hours, shutting down Rockaway Parkway between East New York Avenue and Rutland Place.

Lett was pronounced dead upon arrival at Kings County Hospital.

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