Queens Man Gunned Down in Fort Greene Building, Police Said

By Claire Cameron on November 23, 2013 1:24pm 

 Clifford Hubbard, 66, was shot to death on Friday morning in Fort Greene, police said. An investigation is ongoing. 
Clifford Hubbard, 66, was shot to death on Friday morning in Fort Greene, police said. An investigation is ongoing. 
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FORT GREENE — A Queens man was gunned down in the early hours of Friday morning in Brooklyn, according to police.

The victim, Clifford Hubbard, 66, was found by police lying in the lobby of 56 North Oxford Walk with three gunshot wounds to the torso at 2:57 a.m., police said. 

The building is in the NYCHA Walt Whitman Houses complex. Hubbard had been shot once in the right shoulder and twice in the stomach, officers said, and rescuers responding to the scene rushed Hubbard to Kings County Hospital, where he was pronounced dead on arrival. 

Currently there are no witnesses or suspects in the case, according to police, and an investigation is ongoing. The investigation is being led by officers in the Police Service Area 3 bureau, which includes the Whitman Houses, police said.

Anyone with information on the incident can contact the NYPD's Crime Stoppers anonymously on 1-800-577-8477, or be texting 274367 and entering 'TIP577'. Tips can also be submitted online at the Crime Stoppers website. 

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