In Broad Daylight: Man Brutally Shot in Head in Midtown

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A man was fatally shot in the head in broad daylight on West 58th Street and Broadway this afternoon in a shocking act of violence, authorities said.

The incident occurred about a block from Carnegie Hall, in front of the St. Thomas Choir School located at 202 W. 58th St. around 1:50 p.m., the FDNY said.

The victim, believed to be in his early 30s, was shot as he walked by the gunman. His killer whipped out his weapon and fired at him, then fled.

The street was crowded with passers-by at the time.

After the shooting, stunned witnesses ran over to a nearby fire house and said a man had been shot in the face, sources said.

The firefighters then rushed over to the victim and tried to aid him, sources said.

Police are the on scene of the active investigation and are searching for a man in a brown hooded sweatshirt.

 

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