On Monday, October 3, 2011, at approximately 0530 hours, police responded to a 911 call of a male shot in front of 498 Thatford Avenue, within the confines of the 73 Precinct. Upon arrival, police observed a M/B/48 with a sustained gunshot wound to the chest. EMS also responded to the location and transported the victim to Brookdale Hospital, where he was pronounced DOA. There are no arrests and the investigation is ongoing.
The identity of the deceased is pending proper family notification.