Wingate man expected to survive after Albany Avenue shooting: NYPD

scene of wingate shooting
A 52-year-old man was shot in the torso in Wingate on Tuesday morning.
Photo by Lloyd Mitchell

A man is in stable condition after he was shot in Wingate on Tuesday morning.

Cops responded to a report of shots fired on Albany Avenue near Fenimore Street shortly after 9 a.m., according to the NYPD, where they found a 52-year-old man shot in the torso. 

The victim, whose name has not yet been released, was taken to NYC Health+Hospitals/Kings County in a private vehicle, not by ambulance. Per police, the man’s injuries were not life-threatening, and he is expected to survive.

As of the afternoon of Aug. 1, no information was available regarding a suspect or possible motive behind the shooting, and an investigation is ongoing. 

cop looking at ground on scene of wingate shooting
An investigation into the incident is ongoing as of Aug. 1, police said. Photo by Lloyd Mitchell

In the 71st Precinct, which includes part of Crown Heights, Wingate, and Prospect Lefferts Gardens, shootings are down over 50% compared to this time last year, according to NYPD data. As of July 30, seven shootings had been reported – compared to 15 in the same span of time in 2022. In May, two teens were shot outside a Crown Heights deli within the precinct. 

Other major crimes — including murder, and burglary, and robbery — are also down in the precinct, though rape is up by 60%. 

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