Lawrence Walden, 27, was found shot in the head last night outside of Coney Island’s Bay View Houses, across from Kaiser Park.
Police were called to 3112 Bay View Avenue at approximately 9:30 p.m. Thursday after being tipped off to an assault. They arrived to find Walden sprawled across the housing project’s walkway. He had suffered a gunshot wound to the head.
Unresponsive and unconscious, EMS rushed Walden to Coney Island Hospital where he was pronounced dead.
No arrests were made, and the investigation is ongoing.
Walden’s listed address, according to police, is on Howard Avenue on the Crown Heights – Brownsville border.
As of June 29, the 60th Precinct, which covers Coney Island, Brighton Beach and Gravesend, has seen nine shooting incidents in 2014, with 11 victims. It’s a decrease from this time last year, when the precinct saw 13 incidents with 18 victims.