Police: 27-year-old shot in head, chest in East Flatbush

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EAST FLATBUSH -

Police say a 27-year-old man was shot in the head and chest early Thursday morning in East Flatbush.

Authorities say the incident occurred outside 228 East 56th St. just after 4:30 a.m.

The unidentified victim was taken to Kings County Hospital in critical condition.

At the scene, several bullet holes could be seen pierced through a parked car. Police did not say if the victim was inside the car or on the street at the time of the shooting.

No details have been released by authorities regarding the shooter.

Police are urging anyone with information to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS.

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