Cops investigating death of 2-week-old infant in East New York

Tragic: Two-week-old Justin Bernard was found unconscious and unresponsive when first responders arrived at his home on June 24.
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The East New York community is reeling from a tragedy on Monday, after a 2-week-old Brooklyn baby died at his home, according to authorities.

The newborn, Justin Bernard, was unconscious and unresponsive when first responders arrived at the East New York home — located at 602 New Lots Ave. — on June 24, cops said.

Emergency medical personnel took the infant to Brookdale Hospital Medical Center, where doctors pronounced him dead at approximately 5 a.m., according to police.

The medical examiner will determine the cause of death, and the investigation is ongoing, according to authorities.

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