1 dead in Brooklyn shooting

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A man was killed Tuesday after a shooting in Brooklyn, officials say.

Argenis Cabrera, 33, was killed after being shot in the chest, police say.

The incident happened in front of 1455 Union St. around 3 a.m.

Police say they responded to the area for a 911 call about a person being shot and found Cabrera at the scene.

Cabrera was part of a group of people outside on the sidewalk when a white colored van pulled up and the people inside started shooting. 

He was shot once in the chest and police say he was unconscious and unresponsive.

Cabrera was transported to Kings County Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Police say the several suspects including the shooter attempted to leave the scene in the white colored van but smashed into a parked car and ditched the vehicle.

Police say no arrests have been made and anyone with information is asked to call 1-800-577-TIPS.

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