Man Shot in the Back in Queens Village

By Jess Wisloski on August 31, 2013 1:43pm 

 Police found a 22-year-old man shot in the upper back in Queens on August 31, 2013.
Police found a 22-year-old man shot in the upper back in Queens on August 31, 2013.
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QUEENS VILLAGE — A man was shot to death in Queens early Saturday, and police are investigating what lead up to the man's death, police said.

The victim, who was 22 years old, was shot at 3 a.m. and police responding to 911 calls found him lying unconscious at 217th Street and Jamaica Avenue. He was found with a gunshot wound in his upper back, cops said.

The man was rushed to Jamaica Hospital, but determined to be dead at the hospital. An investigation is ongoing, police said.

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