Man fatally shot in front of Coney Island restaurant: NYPD

CONEY ISLAND, Brooklyn (PIX11) – Police are looking for the suspect who fatally shot a Brooklyn man in the chest on Wednesday.

A 911 caller reported shots fired at a case on Stillwell Avenue around 4:01 p.m. When officers arrived, they found 22-year-old Rasard Deas with a gunshot wound to his chest. EMS transported him to a nearby hospital, where he was pronounced dead, police said.

The investigation is underway.

Submit tips to the police by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), visiting crimestoppers.nypdonline.org, downloading the NYPD Crime Stoppers mobile app, or texting 274637 (CRIMES), and then TIP577 to enter. Spanish speaking callers are requested to call 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).

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