After a Shotspotter machine reported shots fired nearby Bayswater Park (top left), police found an unidentified dead man.
On Saturday, April 22, at 11:15 p.m., police responded to a call from a shotspotter in Bayswater Park at Bay 32 Street and Beach Channel Drive in Bayswater,
Responding officers found an unidentified man, unconscious and unresponsive with gunshot wounds to his head and torso.
EMS responded and declared the man dead on the scene. A level one mobilization was called, bringing police officers from the department’s Strategic Response Unit as well as other specialized units to the scene.
This was the second homicide in the 101 Precinct this year, up from one at this time last year. The victim is the third shooting victim of the year, down from six at this time last year. Police statistics show that crime is down by 14 percent in the 101 Precinct this year.
Detectives from the 101 Precinct Squad and the Queens Major Crime Squad are investigating.