Man shot dead in apartment under Queens Village business

By Sadef Ali Kully

Hours after police officers from the 105th Precinct celebrated National Night Out against Crime in Cabbell Park in Cambria Heights Playground with nearby residents, a Queens Village resident was found shot dead in a basement near 212nd Street, police said.

After 1 a.m. Wednesday, police discovered 25-year-old Jermain Gladimer shot dead in his basement apartment under a beauty salon on Jamaica Avenue in Queens Village, police said.

The NYPD said Gladimer was found unconscious and unresponsive with gunshot wounds to the head and torso.

According to police officials, emergency medical services pronounced the victim dead at the scene.

There were no arrests and the investigation was ongoing, police said.

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