Two men gunned down in NYC shootings last night

Two men were killed in separate shootings in Brooklyn and Queens Monday, including one shot dead in a potential gang-related incident, cops said.

Gilbert Gayosso, 25, of Queens, was blasted in the head when the gunfire rang out on 37th Avenue in Jackson Heights just after 8 p.m., according to police.

Gayosso was pronounced dead at the scene.

A 21-year-old man suffered a gunshot wound to his chest and was rushed to NYC Health and Hospital/Elmhurst where he remains in a stable condition, police said.

Investigators believe the shooting may have been gang-related.

No arrests have been made and cops said they are still investigating.

Police are investigating two shootings that left two men dead on December 27, 2021.
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Police believe that the shooting in Queens might be gang related.
Police believe that the shooting in Queens might be gang related.
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The Queens victim suffered a gunshot wound to the chest, but is in stable condition.
One of the Queens victims suffered a gunshot wound to the chest, but is in stable condition.
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Just hours earlier, a 55-year-old man was gunned down in a separate incident outside his apartment building in Brooklyn’s Brownsville neighborhood.

Ricardo Moore was shot in the chest and head just before 4 p.m., according to cops.

He was pronounced dead at the Brookdale Hospital — just one block from where the shooting unfolded.

A 55-year-old man was gunned down in front of his apartment in a separate shooting in Brooklyn.
A 55-year-old man was gunned down in front of his apartment in a separate shooting in Brooklyn.
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Police are still looking for a motive and suspect in the Brooklyn shooting.
Police are still looking for a motive and suspect in the Brooklyn shooting.
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Bullet casings seen at the scene of one of the shootings.
Bullet casings seen near one of the shootings.
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According to the NYPD, murders have doubled since the COVID-19 pandemic started.
According to the NYPD, murders have doubled since the COVID-19 pandemic started.
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Police didn’t have any details on a potential suspect.

There have been 1,546 shootings so far this year amid a surge in Big Apple gun crime, 31 more than the same time last year, the latest NYPD data shows.

Murders, which as of Sunday stood at 479, have doubled compared to two years ago before the COVID-19 pandemic.