Jan. 31, Staff Report
A man was found dead in Astoria Park this afternoon from a gunshot wound to the head, according to police.
The police found the man at about 2:30pm after they receive a report that there was an unconscious person inside the park near the pool (24-02 19th Street). The police discovered the man lying on the ground dead from a gunshot wound.
EMS responded to the location and transported the victim to Elmhurst Hospital where he was pronounced dead on arrival.
The incident and the investigation is ongoing, according to police. There have been no arrests.
The identification of the deceased—a 42 year male– has not been released, pending family notification.