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Man Dead After Being Found Shot Inside Apartment in Arverne Section of the Rockaways

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Aug. 3, 2021 By Christian Murray

A man is dead after being found shot inside an apartment in the Arverne section of the Rockaways during the early hours Tuesday.

The NYPD received a 911 call that a man had been shot inside a Beach 54th Street apartment shortly after 1 a.m.

When officers arrived, they found a 39-year-old man with a gunshot wound to his torso. EMS also arrived on the location and transported him to Jamaica Hospital Medical Center, where he was pronounced deceased.

Police are treating the incident as a homicide. No arrests have been made at this time and the investigation remains ongoing.

The man’s name has not yet been released, pending family notification.

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