NYPD: Man shot in the chest near Flatlands Walgreens

It happened on Flatlands Avenue after 5 p.m.

News 12 Staff

Jan 8, 2024, 3:57 AM

Updated 188 days ago

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NYPD detectives say a man was shot in the chest in Flatlands early Sunday evening.
It happened on Flatlands Avenue near a Walgreens right after 5 p.m.
News 12 was told that the person responsible drove off in a van.
Flatlands Avenue was blocked off as detectives investigated the scene.
According to the fire department, they arrived at 49-15 Flatlands Avenue between Ave K and Utica Avenue after receiving a call that someone was shot.
The NYPD was also on the scene and sectioned off the area with police tape.
First responders took the 40-year-old victim to Brookdale Hospital where he was listed in stable condition as of Sunday night.
A description of the suspect was not immediately clear and police had made no arrests as of Sunday night.


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