Police: Man killed in Soundview Avenue shooting

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A man was killed in a shooting in Soundview early this morning, police say.

The shooting took place in front of the Monroe Houses on Soundview Avenue. Police tell News 12 they received a call for a man shot shortly before 4 a.m.

Once police arrived, they say they found Nelson Ramos, 29, with multiple gunshot wounds to the stomach.

Police tell News 12 he was taken to NYC Health and Hospitals/Jacobi, where he was pronounced dead.

Neighbors tell News 12 Ramos was a father of three.

There is no word yet of what led to the shooting, but police say three men were possibly seen running from the location.

Police say no arrests have been made.

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