Ridgewood man fatally shot in the back just steps away from his home

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Cops are looking for the gunman who shot and killed a Ridgewood man across the street from the victim’s home on Friday night, police reported.

Law enforcement sources said the shooting took place at around 10:52 p.m. on Aug. 30 along 60th Street just south of Metropolitan Avenue.

Officers from the 104th Precinct, while responding to a 911 call about a man shot, found 23-year-old Alexander Pedraja, of 60th Street, on the ground with a gunshot wound to his back.

Paramedics rushed Pedraja to Elmhurst Hospital, where he died from his injuries a short time later.

The red marker shows the location of the deadly shooting in Ridgewood (Photo via Google Maps)

According to sources, detectives are looking for two unidentified male suspects who were seen fleeing after the gunfire in a dark, four-door sedan.

At this point in the investigation, police have not publicly disclosed a possible motive for the crime.

No arrests have been made, and the investigation is ongoing.

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