Man found shot dead in parked Range Rover on Queens street

Queens shooting
File photo/Lloyd Mitchell

Queens detectives are looking for the suspect who fatally shot a 22-year-old man on Sunday night.

Police officers found the wounded victim, identified as Kyle Griffin of 241st Street in Laurelton, Queens, behind the wheel of a late model Range Rover parked at the corner of 41st Street and 30th Avenue in Astoria at about 10:05 p.m. on April 18.

Members of the 114th Precinct, in responding to a 911 call about a shooting, discovered that Griffin had taken a gunshot wound to his back.

Responding EMS units rushed Griffin to nearby Mount Sinai Queens Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

So far, no arrests have been made in the ongoing investigation, authorities said.

Anyone with information about the shooting can call Crime Stoppers at 800-577-TIPS (for Spanish, dial 888-57-PISTA). You can also submit tips online at nypdcrimestoppers.com, or on Twitter @NYPDTips. All calls and messages are kept confidential.

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