NYC crime: Man shot in the head and killed in Brooklyn

The NYPD is investigating after a man was shot in the head and killed in Brooklyn on Friday night.

Authorities say that at around 10:30 p.m., police responded to a 9-1-1 call of an assault in progress near Bedford Avenue and Albemarle Road in the Flatbush neighborhood. 

When officers arrived, they found the victim, a 40-year-old man lying unconscious and unresponsive with a gunshot wound to the head.

The victim was taken to Kings County Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

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So far, there have been no arrests, and an investigation ongoing. 

The deceased has not yet been identified pending proper family notification.