Man fatally shot in East New York apartment lobby

Police say one man is dead after gunfire erupted in the lobby of an East New York building.Police were called to the scene around 12:30

EAST NEW YORK - Police say one man is dead after gunfire erupted in the lobby of an East New York building.

Police were called to the scene around 12:30 p.m. Friday. Investigators said they found the man shot in the back of the head.

Friends said the man recently came to the U.S. from Trinidad. According to neighbors, the fatal shooting may have been retaliation for a stabbing that occurred Thursday.

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