Early on Tuesday, a 26-year-old parolee was fatally shot on a Brooklyn street, according to authorities.
Near Crown St. and Rogers Ave. in Crown Heights, the victim was shot in the head at around 1:55 a.m., according to police.
The sufferer was taken by ambulance to Kings County Hospital, but he could not be saved.
His identity was not immediately made public.
The reason for the murder was not immediately apparent.
According to police sources, the victim belonged to the 8 Trey Crips gang and had previously been detained for grand theft, robbery, and assault.
It wasn’t immediately apparent if his criminal history had anything to do with his murder.
According to court documents, the victim was found guilty of robbery in 2018 and given a five-year term in Brooklyn Criminal Court.
He was anticipated to be on parole until December 2024 after being released from the Ulster Correctional Facility in upstate New York in October 2021.