Brooklyn Man Killed In Claremont Shooting

Brooklyn Man Killed In Claremont Shooting
Police secured the area as they conducted their investigation into the fatal shooting.
Photo by Aracelis Batista

Police need your help solving a fatal shooting in Claremont. According to 42nd Precinct police, police officers responded to a report of a person assaulted in front of 622 E. 168th Street on Wednesday, April 3 at 2 p.m. Upon arrival, police discovered 28-year-old Brooklyn resident Quamel Anderson with a gunshot wound to his torso.

EMS transported Anderson to Lincoln Hospital where he was pronounced deceased.

A second victim, an unidentified 34-year-old, walked into Lincoln Hospital with a gunshot wound to his leg. No arrests have been made in this ongoing investigation.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS. All calls are kept strictly confidental.

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