Crime

Mother And Children Find Body Of Shooting Victim In New York City Park

| by Sean Kelly

New York City police officers are investigating the death of a man found fatally shot in Queens’ Astoria Park.

A mother and her children discovered the 42-year-old man, who had gunshot wounds to the head and back, while they were sledding in the park around 2:30 p.m. on Saturday afternoon. His body was reportedly found near the park’s swimming pool.

Authorities responded and the man was transported to Elmurst Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

The NYPD has not yet released the man’s identity, pending notification of his family. An investigation is ongoing.

Sources: PIX11, NBC New York / Photo Credit: nbcnewyork.com