BROOKLYN, N.Y. (PIX11) — A 21-year-old man was gunned down outside a Brooklyn apartment building Monday night, police said.

Authorities found Lawrence Augustin with multiple gunshot wounds near 991 Carroll St. in Crown Heights at around 7:30 p.m., according to the NYPD. The victim was rushed to the hospital but could not be saved.

It was unclear what prompted the gunfire. There have been no arrests.

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Mira Wassef is a digital reporter who has covered news and sports in the New York City area for more than a decade. She joined PIX11 News in 2022. See more of her work here.