News NYPD: Man shot multiple times in East New York, Brooklyn, robbery A 21-year-old man was shot multiple times in East New York during a robbery, police say. Photo Credit: Diana Colapietro By Alison Fox firstname.lastname@example.org @AlisonFox Updated May 23, 2016 6:44 PM Print Share fbShare Tweet Email A 21-year-old man was shot multiple times in East New York on Monday, police said, leaving him in critical condition. The victim, who was not immediately identified, was shot just after 10:50 a.m. near the corner of Belmont and Shepherd avenues after the suspect tried to steal his necklace chain, police said. Police said the suspect then drove off empty-handed in what appeared to be a green Ford Explorer. The victim was taken to Brookdale University Hospital in critical condition. He was reportedly a construction worker. By Alison Fox email@example.com @AlisonFox Alison covers law enforcement and breaking news. She previously worked at The Wall Street Journal, and has a master’s degree from Northwestern University and bachelor’s from the University of Wisconsin at Madison. Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Comments We're revamping our Comments section. Learn more and share your input.