July 21, 2016 By Michael Florio
A 23-year-old man who was shot in the neck on Steinway Street in the early hours Sunday has died, according to police.
Qsaun Brown, a Brooklyn resident, was announced dead on Tuesday. Police are now treating the incident as a homicide.
Brown got into an argument with two men in front of 28-03 Steinway Street on Sunday, just after 4 am, police said.
During the ensuing argument, Brown was shot by one of the two suspects, according to police.
Brown was struck by a bullet once in the neck, and was taken to Elmhurst Hospital in critical
condition. The suspects fled southbound along Steinway Street, according to police.
Police describe the first suspect as a male, black, 20 to 30 years old, 5’10” tall and 220 pounds. He was last seen wearing a white t-shirt and red shorts.
The second suspect is described as a male, black, 20 years old, 5’10 to 6’0 tall, 200 to 220 pounds. He was last seen wearing a light colored baseball cap, black t-shirt, and dark colored pants.
The NYPD have released a surveillance video, and photos of the suspects. They ask anyone with information to call the Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477).