CROWN HEIGHTS - Police say a city sanitation worker was shot and killed Wednesday steps from his Crown Heights home.

Witnesses say they heard two shots outside of 857 Lincoln Place, one of which authorities say hit 32-year-old Edward Hunt in the chest. Hunt's mother is pleading with the public for help in finding the shooter, who police say may have known Hunt.

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS.