Man, 59, shot in broad daylight on Bedford-Stuyvesant street

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NYPD officers taped off the sidewalk after a man was shot on Jan. 18.
Photo by Lloyd Mitchell

A 59-year old man was wounded in a broad daylight shooting in Bedford-Stuyvesant on Monday morning, according to police. 

Police say the victim was shot three times inside 266 Madison St. off Nostrand Avenue at around 10:10 am, before the gunmen fled in a silver sedan. 

The victim was transported to Woodhull Hospital where he is expected to survive. No arrests have been made and the investigation is ongoing, according to authorities.

The daytime shooting comes after a year in which New York — particularly neighborhoods in central Brooklyn — saw a dramatic rise in gun violence spurred in part by the pandemic. According to NYPD statistics, police confronted a 97 percent increase in shooting incidents in 2020 compared to 2019. Meanwhile, overall crime in New York City reached a record low in 2020.