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Police: Man fatally shot in Canarsie, 2 suspects on the loose

A car also crashed in the area near the shooting, but it’s unclear if it is connected to the incident.

News 12 Staff

Aug 1, 2021, 6:00 PM

Updated 1,055 days ago

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A man was fatally shot in Canarsie, police say. Irvin Monroe, 32, of Brooklyn was shot in the torso multiple times by two men on the corner of East 79th Street and Ralph Avenue.
The victim was taken to the Brookdale Hospital where he was pronounced dead.
A car also crashed in the area near the shooting, but it’s unclear if it is connected to the incident.
The shooting comes as city data shows victims are up 13.4% in 2021 from 2020.
The suspects are on the loose.
Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS.


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