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Gunned down

A gunman shot and killed a 25-year-old man during a fierce Jan 10 exchange on Church Avenue.

Witnesses told police that gunshots erupted between E. 55th and E. 56th streets at about 2:45 pm. When cops arrived, the victim — who had not been named by late Monday — was found lying in the street, suffering from a gunshot wound to the torso.

Paramedics rushed the man to Kings County Hospital, where he died of his injuries.

Cops are asking anyone with information regarding this incident to come forward.

Calls can be made to the NYPD CrimeStoppers hotline at (800) 577-TIPS. All calls will be kept confidential.

Where: Church Avenue and East 55th Street
Updated Oct. 21, 2011
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