BOERUM HILL, Brooklyn (WABC) — A man died of a gunshot wound to the chest in Brooklyn.

It happened shortly before 4:00 p.m. near 4th Avenue and Dean Street in Boorum Hill. Police say the 32-year-old victim was shot in the chest.

“I just heard three shots like ‘boom-boom-boom’ and people outside waiting for the bus went crazy to my shop for safety,” Ahmed Yafai said.

Yafai let the bus drivers wait at his deli until it was safe to go outside.

The suspect, described as a man wearing a blue camouflage shirt, was seen fleeing on Dean Street.

The circumstances of the shooting are unknown.

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