Dying gunshot victim dumped from vehicle onto Brooklyn street

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A mortally wounded gunshot victim was dumped from a vehicle onto a Brooklyn street early Sunday, police said.

The 29-year-old victim, shot in the left thigh, was found dying on Clarkson Ave. near E. 53rd St. in East Flatbush after police got a 911 call at 5:53 a.m.

A man who lives across the street assumed screaming he heard was late night partygoers making their way home.

“When I got up my wife just said she heard screaming from across the street ‚” said Kumar Persad, 60. “I just came outside and saw all the police there. I didn’t know what was going on.”

EMS rushed the victim to Kings County Hospital but he could not be saved. His name was not immediately released.

Police said it appears the man had already been shot when he was thrown from a passing vehicle.

A local resident walking past the scene Sunday afternoon said the neighborhood is plagued with violence.

“It’s a really bad neighborhood, not quite safe around here,” said Jose Rodriguez, 42. “There’s just a lot of stabbings that happen around here.”

“It’s not good because it’s a busy area,” he added. “It’s not good for the community.”

No arrests have been made.

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