NYPD: Man shot in head on basketball court at Pink Houses in East New York

A man was taken to the hospital Tuesday afternoon after police say he was shot in the head on a basketball court. The shooting happened

The victim was taken to Brookdale Hospital in

The victim was taken to Brookdale Hospital in critical condition. (Credit: News 12 Brooklyn)

EAST NEW YORK - A man was taken to the hospital Tuesday afternoon after police say he was shot in the head on a basketball court.

The shooting happened at around 3:30 p.m. at the Pink Houses on Stanley and Autumn avenues. Local residents say they're on edge because the shooting happened in the daytime when children and families were around.

The 21-year-old victim was taken to Brookdale Hospital, and is listed in critical condition.

No arrests have been made yet. Police have not released a motive for the shooting.

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