Man dies after being shot five times outside Woodside Houses in Queens

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A man died on Tuesday afternoon after he was shot multiple times outside of the Woodside Houses in Queens.

According to police, at 1:13 p.m. on March 23 officers responded to a 911 call regarding a man shot outside of 31-69 49th Street. Upon their arrival, officers found 29-year-old Elliot Clairborne who had been shot five times throughout his lower body.

EMS rushed Clairborne to Elmhurst Hospital, where he later died of his injuries. 

At this time, it is not clear what the motive behind the shooting nor could the police provide any information on a potential suspect. The investigation is ongoing.

Updated at 9 a.m. on March 24.