Man found fatally shot on Astoria street

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A 26-year-old man died early Sunday morning after being found shot on Steinway Street in Astoria, according to authorities.

On Sunday, at about 3:59 a.m., officers from the 114th Precinct responded to a call regarding a person being shot outside of 25-86 Steinway St.

Upon arriving, cops found the man – whose identity is pending family notification – in front of the location with gunshot wounds to his body, police said. Emergency personnel transported the victim to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

There have been no arrests and the investigation is still ongoing.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS. The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website or texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577. All calls and messages are kept confidential.

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