Police are investigating a shooting that left a man dead in his own apartment in Wakefield.

Police say Jercar Brooks, 36, was found by a friend in his apartment at 634 East 233rd St. They responded to the apartment at around 8:30 p.m. Friday to find Brooks with two gunshot wounds to his torso. They say he could have been dead for at least a day.

Friends of Brooks say he was a father...

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