Man shot in head, torso in East Flatbush early Thursday: police

EAST FLATBUSH, Brooklyn — A man was shot in the head and torso in East Flatbush early Thursday morning, according to police.

Officials say the incident happened just before 4:30 a.m. at 228 East 56th Street.

The victim, 27, was transported to Kings County Hospital, and police say he is in serious condition.

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