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Man Shot on Steps of Bed-Stuy Brownstone, Police Said

By Paul DeBenedetto | July 7, 2014 8:33am | Updated on July 7, 2014 8:35am
184 MacDonough St. Shooting
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BEDFORD-STUYVESANT — A man was critically injured in a shooting on the steps of a Bed-Stuy brownstone early Sunday morning, police said.

The 25-year-old victim was sitting on the stoop of 184 MacDonough St. shortly after 1 a.m. Sunday when he was approached by the unidentified shooter, police said.

Surveillance video from a house next door shows the shooter talking to the victim before flashing a gun and firing, hitting him in the torso, according to police.

The victim was rushed to Kings County Hospital in critical condition, police said.

Police said the alleged shooter appeared stocky and was wearing a T-shirt with the number 12 on the back.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS.