Brooklyn man dies after being shot in Long Island City: NYPD

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A 23-year-old man from Brooklyn died after being shot inside of a Queensbridge Houses building in Long Island City on Tuesday.

On Sept. 8, around 9:25 p.m., police received a call about a man shot inside of the public housing building located at 40-12 Vernon Blvd., according to the NYPD.

Officers arrived to find Dahmel Miller on the floor of a hallway on the third floor of the building, unconscious and with gunshot wounds to his stomach and buttocks, according to police.

Paramedics rushed Miller to Cornell Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

No arrests have been made and the investigation is ongoing.

There have been nearly twice as many shooting victims in Queens in the past 28 days, when compared to the same period in 2019, according to the NYPD. Forty-six people have been shot across the borough in approximately the past month. In the same period last year, 24 people were shot.

Anyone with information regarding this incident can call Crime Stoppers at 800-577-TIPS (for Spanish, dial 888-57-PISTA). You can also submit tips online at nypdcrimestoppers.com, or on Twitter @NYPDTips. All calls and messages are kept confidential.

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