Police searching for suspect who fatally shot man in Cypress Hills

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Police are searching for the person who shot and killed a man in Cypress Hills on Wednesday.

In a video from Citizen App, police presence is seen where officials say the man was shot.

A witness told News 12 they desperately tried to call for help after the man was shot in the chest on Jamaica Avenue and Elton Street.

Investigators have not confirmed what exactly led to the shooting, although a witness says it was the result of a fight between two men. The witness told News 12 the suspect along with several companions drove away in a car.

The witness says the man was bleeding out in a Volkswagen SUV. Police sources say emergency responders rushed the man to a hospital where he was pronounced dead.

The man has not yet been identified and police have not released a description of the gunman.

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