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NYPD: Man Dead After Being Gunned Down on Stairwell at LeFrak City

A 35-year-old man was gunned down at LeFrak City Saturday (Photo: Gmaps)

May 23, 2022 By Czarinna Andres

A 35-year-old man is dead after being shot Saturday at the LeFrak City housing complex in Corona.

Douglas Jones, a resident of LeFrak City, was shot in the head on a stairwell at the 96-10 57th Ave. complex, according to police.

The NYPD was called to the scene at around 1:50 p.m. and discovered him lying in the stairwell, unconscious and unresponsive. EMS responded and pronounced Jones dead at the scene.

Police have made no arrests and the investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information in regard to the shooting is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).

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