Share on FacebookTweet about this on TwitterEmail this to someone
Share on FacebookTweet about this on TwitterEmail this to someone
CrimeSceneTapeHC1010_L_300_C_R-624x416
CrimeSceneTapeHC1010_L_300_C_R-624x416

Updated 4:41 p.m.

Police are investigating the fatal shooting of a livery van driver in the Rockaways early Tuesday morning, reports said.

The victim, 38-year-old Leon Brown, of Far Rockaway, was found with a gunshot wound to the torso at Rockaway Beach Boulevard and Beach 81st Street just after 8 a.m., according to police. He was taken to St. John’s Episcopal Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

According to published reports, Brown was operating his livery van when he got into a dispute and was shot by a driver in another van. Police are still looking for the gunman.

RECOMMENDED STORIES

Comments:

Join The Discussion



Related Stories
South Ozone Park shooting suspect crashes car into a bus while running away from cops
South Ozone Park shooting suspect crashes car into a bus while running away from cops
Queens man sentenced for shooting and armed robbery at Roosevelt Field Mall
Queens man sentenced for shooting and armed robbery at Roosevelt Field Mall
Popular Stories
Photos by Robert Stridiron/RHS NEWS
UPDATE: Cops identify the three victims in a violent bus crash at a Flushing intersection
Photo courtesy of NYPD
Cops are looking for this man who attempted to rape a woman in Flushing
Photos by Suzanne Monteverdi/QNS
Tempers flare at rally over the city's plan to build Bayside and Douglaston bike lanes


Skip to toolbar