Man, 27, shot and killed on Brooklyn street: cops

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FLATBUSH DITMAS PARK, Brooklyn (PIX11)– A 27-year-old man was gunned to death on a Brooklyn street Tuesday evening, NYPD said.

Police responded to call of male shot in the vicinity of East 17 St and Newkirk Ave around 9:30 p.m. Tuesday, they said.

Rafael Kurton of Brooklyn was shot at least once in the torso Tuesday night, according to authorities. He was then taken to Kings County Hospital, where he was pronounced dead, police said.

There are no arrests and the investigation is ongoing.

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