Man found dead in crashed car after drive-by shooting in Queens: police

  • Queens fatal drive-by shooting
  • Queens fatal drive-by shooting
  • Queens fatal drive-by shooting
This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

GLENDALE, Queens — Police launched an investigation after a man was found behind the wheel of his car after being shot in the chest in Queens early Friday, according to the NYPD.

Cops responded around 12:45 a.m. to a 911 call of a man shot near the intersection of Woodhaven Boulevard and Myrtle Avenue, in the Glendale neighborhood, police said.

Upon arrival, officers found the 25-year-old victim inside his silver car with a gunshot wound to the chest, according to officials.

An NYPD spokesperson said police believe the man was sitting in his car at the intersection when an unidentified man in a black car drove up and opened fire into the vehicle.

After being wounded, the victim’s car rolled down the street and struck a utility pole, police said.

Authorities said EMS transported the man to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead. Officials have no identified the victim.

No arrests had been made as of Friday morning and police said the investigation was ongoing.

Submit tips to police by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), visiting, downloading the NYPD Crime Stoppers mobile app, or texting 274637 (CRIMES) then entering TIP577. Spanish-speaking callers are asked to dial 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Media Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Queens Videos

Queens residents faced with paperwork, inspections after Ida flooding

Iron work on display at Steel Day in Queens

Free clothes, school supplies handed out at Queens community event

COBA president: Union was not informed about NYC's emergency Rikers relief plan

Queens hostage situation ends with NYPD officer’s husband in custody after shootout: police

Fire creates chaos, concern at Queens hospital

More Queens

Connect with PIX11 Online

Connect with PIX11 Online

Trending Stories

Don't Miss