Cops investigating death of Brooklyn man shot near home

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Cops are investigating the fatal shooting of a man in Brooklyn Wednesday night.

Police responded to a 911 call of a man shot in front of 283 East 39th Street in East Flatbush at around 9:23 p.m. on Sept. 6. Officers arrived to find 42-year-old Jeanty Gotty — an East Flatbush resident who lived near the scene — with multiple gunshot wounds throughout his body.

EMS responded and pronounced the victim dead at the scene.

There are no arrests and the investigation remains ongoing.

The shooting took place just hours after a mass shooting near Bed-Stuy’s Sumner Houses at 56 Marcus Garvey Boulevard. At around 3:37 p.m., authorities say, a gunman stepped out of a rented white Hyundai Santa Fe to wait for a group of three men crossing the street. As they approached, the gunman allegedly fired several times — striking a 21-year-old victim, a 25-year-old victim, and a 34-year-old victim. The shooter also hit a woman who was standing nearby but was not with the group of men.

All three of the male victims were rushed to NYC Health+Hospitals/Kings County, where two were listed in critical condition and one was stable as of Wednesday evening. The fourth victim, who police said was not the intended target of the shooting, was grazed on the shoulder by a bullet and was treated on the scene. 

Four people were hospitalized Wednesday afternoon after a shooting in Bed-Stuy.Photo by Lloyd Mitchell

Three people were arrested in connection to the shooting and a fourth is still on the loose.

Additional reporting by Kirstyn Brendlen