Police: 18-year-old killed in East New York shooting

Police have closed down Hegeman Avenue as investigators continue to search for evidence.

News 12 Staff

May 11, 2021, 10:16 AM

Updated 1,170 days ago

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An 18-year-old man was killed late Monday in East New York, police say.
The incident happened on Linwood Street and Hegeman Avenue at around 11:30 p.m. near a day care center and playground, police say.
Police say they responded to a 911 call and found the victim with a gunshot wound to the chest. He was rushed to Brookdale Hospital where he was pronounced dead.
News 12 is told the victim is Shaheem Bascom, of Bed-Stuy. Police have closed down Hegeman Avenue as investigators continue to search for evidence.
No arrests have been made. Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS.


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