By Zach Gewelb
A man was shot and killed Thursday in Richmond Hill, according to authorities.
Police responded to a 911 call of shots fired in the vicinity of Atlantic Avenue and 88th Street, within the confines of the 102 Precinct at about 9:30 p.m., according to the NYPD.
Upon arrival, officers were directed to Jamaica Hospital, where a 23-year-old male gunshot victim was transported via private means from the original call location, police said.
At Jamaica Hospital, officers discovered the 23-year-old male victim had a gunshot wound to the upper torso. The victim died after succumbing to his injuries.
The identity of the deceased was pending proper family notification.
There were no arrests and the investigation remained ongoing.
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