Brooklyn man Eric ‘Carl’ McKinney shot in Fort Greene, dies while driving to hospital: NYPD

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FORT GREENE, Brooklyn – A 31-year-old man shot at a Brooklyn intersection Sunday night died while trying to drive himself to a local hospital, according to the NYPD.

Police responded to a call of a man shot at Ashland Place and Fulton Street at approximately 10:30 p.m. Sunday.  The victim, Eric “Carl” McKinney, of Utica Avenue, Brooklyn was stopped at a red light when the shooter opened fire, hitting him in the left arm and torso.

McKinney tried to drive himself the emergency room, but lost consciousness and crashed his vehicle into the gate of Brooklyn Hospital Center.

EMS found him inside the car and took him into the hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

No arrests have been made.


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