NYPD guard the crime scene at Lincoln Terrace Park in Brooklyn this afterrnoon where the body of a 43-year-old Bronx man was found early this morning. He had been shot multiple times. (Photos: Geoffrey Croft/NYC Park Advocates) Click on images to enlarge.
By Geoffrey Croft
A 43-year-old Bronx man was found shot multiple times including to the back of his head early this morning beside a popular Crown Heights park in Brooklyn, NYC Park Advocates has learned.
The body was found at 1:48am this morning on the sidewalk of Lincoln Terrace Park on Buffalo Avenue btw. E. New York Avenue and Eastern Parkway.
According to the police the victim sustained three gun-shot wounds.
No arrests have been made.
The man had prior arrests for robbery according to the police.
The park was recently the location of another the violent incident.
On May 29th, a man dragged a 26-year-old woman into the park at gun-point and raped her. The woman had been waiting at a bus stop when the assailant abducted her.
In October 2010, a 58-year-old homeless man was shot in the chest and killed in the park.
A jogger runs near the crime scene this afternoon.
A Walk In The Park - June 2, 2012