Cops seek gunman behind early afternoon Brooklyn shooting

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Police canvass the scene of an early afternoon shooting in Brownsville, Brooklyn on June 3.
Photo by Lloyd Mitchell

Police are looking for the gunman who shot a 23-year-old man in Brooklyn early Saturday afternoon.

According to police, the victim was struck multiple times throughout the body outside of a shop near East 98th Street and Lenox Road in Brownsville at around 1:45 p.m. on June 3.

Authorities say the victim was able to get himself three blocks away to Brookdale Hospital via private means, where he was listed in stable condition Saturday. The suspect reportedly fled the scene, heading eastbound on Riverdale Avenue.

No arrests have been made and the investigation remains ongoing.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-577-Tips. All calls are confidential.