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Man shot, killed in rear of Brooklyn apartment building

Posted at 12:21 PM, Mar 16, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-16 12:21:51-04

BEDFORD-STUYVESANT, Brooklyn — A man was shot and killed at the rear of a housing development in Brooklyn Saturday morning.

A man was found dead with a gunshot wound to the torso in the rear of the Marcy Houses along Marcy Avenue in Bedford-Stuyvesant at about 9:25 a.m., police said.

He was later identified as 47-year-old DeShawn Smart.

His death has been determined to be a homicide, police said.