Man fatally shot in front of East Flatbush deli

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Police are investigating a fatal shooting in East Flatbush on Christmas. (Google Maps)

Police are investigating a fatal shooting in East Flatbush on Christmas. (Google Maps)

EAST FLATBUSH, Brooklyn — Police are investigating a fatal Christmas Day shooting in front of a Brooklyn deli.

The shooting happened around 1 p.m. in front of 1083 Utica Ave., in the East Flatbush section of the borough.

Officers found a 30-year-old man with a gunshot wound to the abdomen. He was rushed to an area hospital where he was pronounced dead.

The victim was identified as Ramie Nesbeth.

No arrests have been made.

Anyone with information in regards to the missing person is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime stoppers website at or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

All calls will remain anonymous.

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