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Man Shot to Death on Blake Avenue

By Aidan Gardiner | October 23, 2012 7:57am | Updated on October 23, 2012 9:14am

EAST NEW YORK — A 38-year-old man was shot and killed on Blake Avenue Monday night, the NYPD said.

The victim was shot several times in the head and torso near Hemlock Street about 10:30 p.m., a police spokesman said.

The man, whose identity has not been released, was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.

A gun was recovered at the scene, police said, and two suspects were taken into custody. A police spokesman said charges against the suspects, who were not identified, were pending.