Man shot in head on Clarkson Avenue in East Flatbush

A 27-year-old man is in critical condition after being shot in the head in Brooklyn.



The shooting happened Tuesday on East 93rd Street and Clarkson Avenue East Flatbush around 10:30 p.m. 



Police say they were notified of the shooting by ShotSpotter, a system that uses sensitive microphones to detect gunshots. 



The man was transported to Kings County Hospital with a gunshot to the back of his head.



Neighbors say they heard about 10 gunshots possibly fired from two different guns. 



Police are also looking for the owner of a white car that was left near the crime scene.



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


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