Man shot dead outside Coney’s Nostrand Houses

August 31, 2015 Editorial Staff
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UPDATE: According to the NYPD, 17-year-old Ramon Cooper, who resides at 2957 Nostrand Avenue, was arrested and charged with second degree murder and Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the second degree (loaded firearm).

A man was shot in front of Coney Island’s Nostrand Houses l Wednesday, August 26, according to cops.

Police said that, at 10:15 p.m., units responded to a 911 call of a man shot in front of 2356 Bragg Street. Upon arrival, police observed the victim – later identified as 36-year-old Darnell Warren, a resident of the Nostrand Houses – unconscious and unresponsive with a gunshot wound to the back.

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Emergency Medical Services transported Warren to Coney Island Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

The investigation is ongoing.

Photo by Mark Mellone
Photo by Mark Mellone

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