Police are investigating a Tuesday night shooting on Marcus Garvey Boulevard that has left one man brain dead.
According to witness reports given to the police, on Tuesday, August 28, at around 5:30 p.m., a man who has been identified as Michael Griffin, 21, was sitting in his car parked on the corner of Marcus Garvey Blvd and DeKalb Avenue when an unidentified man approached Griffin and fired one shot striking him in the head. The shooter then fled on foot in an unknown direction.
Police were called to the scene and found Griffin slumped over the car steering wheel with the car was still running.
The victim was transported to Bellevue Hospital where he is listed as brain dead. Griffin has five prior arrest for various offenses including robbery, according to police.
The detectives are working on the case, and no arrest have been made at this time.