Shotgun blast kills man on Woodside street: police

Queens Blvd. and 50th Street
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One man is dead after being found with a shotgun wound to his torso at a Woodside street corner early Saturday morning, according to police.

Officers of the 108th Precinct responded to a call of a person shot at Queens Boulevard and 50th street at approximately 4 a.m., where they found the 38-year-old victim.

EMS units transported the victim to Elmhurst Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

There are currently no arrests and the investigation is ongoing.  The identity of the victim is pending family notification.

Anyone with information regarding the homicide is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 800-577-TIPS, visit their website or send a text message to 274637 (CRIMES), then enter TIP577. All calls and messages are kept confidential.

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