April 19, 2021 By Ryan Songalia
A man was fatally shot while sitting inside his SUV in Astoria late Sunday night, police said.
Police responded to a 911 call shortly after 10 p.m. and found a 22-year-old man sitting in the driver’s seat of a late model Range Rover with a gunshot wound to his back near the corner of 41st Street and 30th Avenue.
EMS rushed the man to Mount Sinai Hospital-Queens, where he was pronounced dead.
The victim’s name has not been released pending family notification. No arrests have been made. The investigation remains ongoing.
According to the New York Daily News, the victim was in the car with two other men prior to the shooting. The two men got out of the car and one of them fired the fatal shot before they both fled the scene.
Anyone with information in regard to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM, or on Twitter @NYPDTips.