Man shot dead after hit in head, torso in Queens street

Man shot dead after hit in head, torso in Queens street


A man was shot and killed on a Queens street Thursday night, police said.


The gunfire broke out on 95th St. near Jackson Mill Road in Jackson Heights at about 9:50 p.m., cops said.


The 20-year-old victim was shot once in the head and once in the torso, police said.


Medics rushed him to Elmhurst Hospital Center, where he died.

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The suspect, who was wearing blue pants, took off, and is still being sought by police.


It was the first murder in the 115th Precinct in 2017. Homicides in the city are down 24.5% this year, or 203 versus 269 in 2016.

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