Early morning accident turns into murder mystery

FLATBUSH - Police were on the scene Friday investigating what appears to be a murder mystery.

Police responded to a call about a car accident around 1:30 a.m. A Lincoln Town Car had collided into the side of a tractor-trailer. While investigating, police found the body of a dead man a few feet from the accident. Investigators say the man had been shot in the torso.

Officials have not confirmed if the man was the driver of the Lincoln. They also do not know if he was shot before exiting the car or if he exited the car first.

No arrests have been made.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

A fast-moving fire killed five people, including three 1 3 children among victims in New York City house fire
The New York City nonprofit Guardian Angels stepped 2 Guardian Angels increase patrols in Coney Island
3 Neighborhood Brief for April 23
Suffolk fire officials say a house was gutted 4 House gutted by overnight fire in Oakdale
Fashion, Art, & Design held their seasonal pop-up 5 Pop-up marketplace features goods, art made in BK

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE