Shooter guns down man at NYCHA Glenwood Houses

Police are investigating the fatal shooting of a 22-year-old outside of the NYCHA Glenwood Houses on Tuesday night.
Photo by Lloyd Mitchell

Police are hunting the gunman who fatally shot a 22-year-old man outside of the NYCHA Glenwood Houses in Flatlands on Tuesday night.

Officers responding to a 911 call found the victim suffering a gunshot wound to the chest on Ralph Avenue between Glenwood and Farragut roads at 6:10 pm, cops said. 

Emergency personnel rushed the victim to Brookdale Hospital where he was pronounced dead, according to authorities. 

A Citizen user reported having seen three men fleeing the scene, including two men who hopped the gate leading towards a nearby garbage dump. 

“One of the suspects had a orange shirt limping running and the other two hopped the gate running towards the garbage place,” wroter the Citizen user flossysnitch. 

Police investigating at the crime scene in Flatlands.Photo by Lloyd Mitchell