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

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.

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Lett was pronounced dead upon arrival at Kings County Hospital.

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