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Steinway Street Shooting Victim Dead, Cops Treating Case as Homicide

Suspect (NYPD)

Suspect (NYPD)

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

Suspect (NYPD)

Suspect (NYPD)

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).

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