Man in car gunned down in Queens

Posted at 9:14 PM, Aug 26, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-26 21:14:31-04

LAURELTON, Queens — A 21-year-old man was repeatedly shot as he sat in a vehicle in Queens, police said.

The victim was found with gunshot wounds to the chest and buttocks near Springfield Boulevard and 140th Avenue just before 4 p.m., officials said. He was rushed to Jamaica Hospital Medical Center  where he was pronounced deceased.

No arrests have been made.

Police have not yet released the victim’s name or a description of the shooter.

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