March 4, 2016 Staff Report
A man was found slumped over in the driver’s seat of his SUV after being shot in the head in Astoria Friday morning, police said.
The 37-year-old driver, reportedly a livery driver, was discovered near 35th Street and 37th Avenue just before 5 a.m., a NYPD spokesman said.
Police say the victim was shot and then veered into a utility pole, suffering front end damage.
The victim, believed not to have been targeted, was being treated at Elmhurst Hospital, where he’s listed in critical condition.
The circumstances of the shooting were not immediately clear.
There have been no arrests at this time, police said.