Death of man who died 6 months after being shot in leg ruled homicide

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EAST NEW YORK, Brooklyn (PIX11) — Police have ruled the death of a 38-year-old Brooklyn man who was shot in the leg in August a homicide.

Officers found Leandre Hart on August 10 with two gunshot wounds to his leg in front of 1508 Herkimer St. in Brooklyn and later found out he was actually shot in front of 2519 Atlantic Ave.

Hart was taken to Brookdale Hospital, where he died six months later on Feb. 21. The medical examiner’s office ruled his death a homicide on Thursday.

No arrests have been made. The investigation is ongoing.

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