SHEEPSHEAD BAY, Brooklyn (PIX11) — A man was struck in the head with a hatchet and then shot in a Brooklyn parking lot Thursday night in what police described as an incident involving the suspect’s estranged wife.

The 42-year-old victim was stabbed in the head with a hatchet, then shot in the chest near 3090 Ocean Ave. around 9 p.m., according to the NYPD. First responders took the victim to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead, police said.

The assailant, who has not yet been identified, knew the victim, police said. The victim is a friend of the suspect’s estranged wife, according to the NYPD.

Police said the suspect was taken into custody, with charges pending. Officers found a bloody hatchet and a firearm at the scene, according to authorities.

The investigation remains ongoing.