Executed in Brooklyn: Man Shot While Sitting in Parked Vehicle, Police Say

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Cops are scrambling to find the gunman who executed a man in Brooklyn early Tuesday morning.

Police said the fatal shooting happened around 5:23 a.m. on July 19 outside an apartment building on North Henry Street near Norman Avenue in Greenpoint.

officers of the 94th districtin response to reports of the shooting, found the victim, a 31-year-old man shot in the face and neck.

Following a preliminary investigation, authorities said, detectives determined that the victim was seated inside a parked vehicle when the unidentified shooter approached, opened a vehicle door and pulled out. started shooting.

The motive for the shooting remains unknown and is under investigation, police sources said. The victim is believed to have been the intended target of the shooter, a source familiar with the matter said.

EMS transported the victim to Woodhull Hospital, where he was pronounced dead a short time later. Police have yet to release his identity.

Police are now looking for the shooter, who was described as a medium-skinned, slim-built man, about 5ft 4in tall, who was wearing a black hoodie and black pants.

Anyone with information regarding the homicide can call Crime Stoppers at 800-577-TIPS (for Spanish, dial 888-57-PISTA). You can also submit tips online at crimestoppers.nypdonline.orgor on Twitter @NYPDTips. All calls and messages are kept confidential.

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