Canarsie killer on the loose: NYPD

Canarsie killer on the loose: NYPD

Cops are hunting the gunman who shot and killed a 24-year-old man in Canarsie on Sunday.

The killer shot the victim once in the head on Avenue K between E. 84th and E. 85th streets at 2 a.m. on July 28, according to police.

Paramedics rushed the man to Kings County Hospital in Prospect Lefferts Gardens, where he was pronounced dead, cops said.

Police are withholding the victim’s name until his family can be notified, according to police.

Anyone who provides police with information leading to an arrest can expect up to a $2,500 reward through the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers program. The public can phone their tips to (800) 577-8477, log into the Crime Stoppers website at www.nypdcrimestoppers.com, tweet @NYPDTips, or text tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

All calls are strictly confidential.

Reach reporter Chandler Kidd at ckidd@schnepsmedia.com or by calling (718) 260–2525. Follow her at twitter.com/ChanAnnKidd.

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