Police: Man fatally shot in head on East 99th Street in Canarsie

Police say the man, believed to be in his 30s, was found on the sidewalk in front of 1239 East 99th St. with a gunshot wound to the head.

Police say the man, believed to be in his 30s, was found on the sidewalk in front of 1239 East 99th St. with a gunshot wound to the head. (9/17/13)

CANARSIE - A man was found shot dead this morning in front of a home on East 99th Street in Canarsie.

Police say the man, believed to be in his 30s, was found on the sidewalk in front of 1239 East 99th St. with a gunshot wound to the head. EMS responded to the scene, where he was pronounced dead.

A woman who lives near the scene said that she heard three gunshots at around 12:30 a.m. Another witness also said she heard three shots.

Police have not yet released any details regarding leads or suspects.

The victim’s name has not yet been released.

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