Brooklyn apartment building shooting leaves one dead: cops

A 38-year-old man died after being shot in the chest at 350 East 51 Street in East Flatbush, Brooklyn on Sunday, November 20, 2022.

Photo by Lloyd Mitchell

Brooklyn detectives are investigating a fatal shooting outside an apartment building Sunday night.

Police sources said Peter George, 38, of Rutland Road in Brownsville was shot dead at 350 East 51st St. in East Flatbush around 7:12 p.m. on November 20.

officers of the 67th districtwhile responding to a 911 call about the shooting, found George at the scene with a gunshot wound to the chest.

EMS rushed him to Brookdale University Hospital, where he was pronounced dead a short time later.

Filming scene in Brooklyn
The police are searching the area for evidence.Photo by Lloyd Mitchell

On Monday morning, law enforcement sources offered no information about a possible motive for the shooting, or a description of the suspect(s) involved.

So far, no arrests have been made in the ongoing investigation, police said.

Anyone with information regarding the homicide can call Crime Stoppers at 800-577-TIPS (for Spanish, dial 888-57-PISTA). You can also submit tips online at crimestoppers.nypdonline.orgor on Twitter @NYPDTips. All calls and messages are kept confidential.

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