Cops investigating East Elmhurst shooting that left one man dead and another injured

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A man was shot and killed in East Elmhurst early Monday morning in what is being investigated as a homicide by the NYPD.

Police arrived in front of 32-33 108th St. at around 4 a.m. on Jan. 13 to find the 42-year-old male victim unconscious and unresponsive. He had a gunshot wound to his torso, according to authorities. The man was taken to NYC Health & Hospitals Elmhurst by EMS personnel, where he was pronounced dead.

Around the same area and time, a 27-year-old man, also was shot in his abdomen and also taken to NYC Health & Hospitals Elmhurst, although by private means, according to the NYPD. He was in stable condition when brought to the hospital.

The investigation into the possible double-shooting is ongoing.

Anyone with information in regard to the identities of the males is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website, or on Twitter @NYPDTips.

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