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Man in custody after shooting kills victim in Brooklyn: NYPD

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A man was taken into custody after a man was found shot in Brooklyn on Thursday night.

According to police, at 9:05 p.m. on Jan. 5 police responded to a report regarding a man assaulted at Ocean Avenue and Avenue Z. Upon their arrival, officers found a 42-year-old man in front of 3090 Ocean Avenue with head trauma and gunshot wounds to his torso.

Paramedics rushed the victim to NYC Health & Hospital/Coney Island, where he was pronounced dead. His identity is being withheld pending family notification.

A man was taken into custody at the scene, but no charges have been announced at this time. The investigation remains ongoing.

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