EAST NEW YORK - Police are investigating a fatal shooting that took place last night in East New York.

The incident happened near the corner of Elton Street and New Lots Avenue. A makeshift memorial filled with candles marks the spot where the 26-year-old was gunned down.

The victim was rushed to Brookdale Hospital, but was pronounced dead upon arrival. Police say the young man was shot once in the neck, and they are still trying to notify his family before releasing his name to the public.

Officials have not named any suspects or made any arrests.