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Man found shot to death in crashed vehicle in Springfield Gardens: NYPD

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(File photo by Lloyd Mitchell)

Police are investigating a shooting that left a man dead in Springfield Gardens on Wednesday, Nov. 23.

Officers from the 105th Precinct responded to a 911 call regarding a shooting near 145th Drive and 184th Street in Springfield Gardens at around 11:30 p.m. on Nov. 23. Upon their arrival, they found 40-year-old Louis Niles, of 224th Street, in the driver’s seat of a 2018 Nissan Maxima unconscious with gunshot wounds to his chest, according to authorities.

The vehicle had struck a telephone pole and come to halt where the officers found Niles.

EMS arrived at the scene and transported Niles to Jamaica Hospital Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.

There have been no arrests and the investigation remains ongoing.

The homicide comes after three women were found stabbed to death inside of a Springfield Gardens home on Friday morning, Nov. 18, according to the NYPD.

A day later, police in Virginia  arrested a suspect in connection with the triple homicide, according to an NYPD spokesman.

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