CROWN HEIGHTS (WABC) — A 45-year-old man was fatally shot inside a Crown Heights laundromat in an apparent robbery gone bad.
The victim, a Russian immigrant and a resident of the Sheepshead Bay area, was held up inside the 375 Troy Avenue business just minutes before midnight.
Two armed men demanded money and then opened fire.
The man was shot twice, once to the torso and once to the leg.
He was pronounced dead at Kings County Hospital.
The suspects fled the scene, and no arrests were immediately made.
Police scoured the laundromat for evidence.
The shooting occurred just minutes before the midnight closing. The laundromat’s last wash is permitted at 10:30 p.m.
Anyone with information please call the 71st Precinct Detective Squad at 718-735-0501.