From the 71st Precinct:
Today at approximately 1230 PM a male black was shot multiple times as he sat in his van in front of 265 Hawthorne Street. The victim attempted to drive away hitting several parked cars and collapsing in the drivers seat. The victim was pronounced DOA at the scene. Anyone with information please call the 71 Precinct Detective at-735-0501.
That's Hawthorne between Rogers and Nostrand. Details as they emerge.
As of April 10th, 4PM, from the 71st:
Today at approximately 4 PM the 71 Precinct Detective Unit arrested four individuals who are responsible for the homicide yesterday on Hawthorne Street.
As of April 10th, 5PM from Vinnie at 71st via text:
Turns out three of the guys lived on the block. One was from Rockway.
As of April 10th, 6PM
I walked down that block of Hawthorne. I'd forgotten how bleak it was on the east end towards Nostrand - vacant lots and all. The building where the murder took place still had a few roughs hanging out. Cops were marching up and down Nostrand. And the cherry picker "tower" that the NYPD brings out when it really wants a hot spot to cool down? They were just setting it up: