Man shot and killed in Queens Village

A police vehicle is positioned along Jamaica Avenue Saturday afternoon. Photo by Christina Santucci
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Police are investigating the shooting death of a 22-year-old man in Queens Village early Saturday, the NYPD said.

Cops were called to Jamaica Avenue and 217th Street at about 3 a.m., and there they found the man, who had been shot in the back, in front of Subha Card Corp., which was closed at the time.

Emergency responders brought the victim to Jamaica Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

The identity of the victim had not been released by authorities as of Saturday evening and the investigation into homicide was ongoing, police said.

On Saturday afternoon, police officers stood watch outside the two-story building.

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powie from queens says:
I am not 100% sure but most likely sounds like something the "bloods" of South Jamaica Houses or Baisley Houses would do. So cowardly to shoot someone in the back. So cowardly to carry a gun that most likely isint suppossed to be in the hands of a killer. I hope they find this person.
Sept. 1, 2013, 10:39 am
jaelyah collins from queens says:
My cousin didn't deserve to get shot in the back because people don't know how to.handle things in a civilized manner. I hope the police find my cousin's killer and I hope they rot in jail.
Sept. 5, 2013, 4:36 pm
steele100 from Brooklyn says:
Sept. 10, 2013, 2:27 am
do or die murk from brooklyn bedstuy says:
Cowards shoot in the back Damn a —— killed my homie,,crip n peace ..Treyfl@gz
Sept. 27, 2013, 1:22 am
blackflag from bed stuy says:
Still in shock my lil homie is gone rip naj#sip,,,,
Brooklyn g 4real jus like father rip #billblass
Oct. 16, 2013, 2:59 am

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