EAST FLATBUSH, Brooklyn (WABC) — Police are investigating the murder of a 71-year-old man in Brooklyn.

The victim was shot in the chest in the basement of a home on East 48th Street in East Flatbush on Sunday just before 5:30 p.m.

Two men fled the scene in a black sedan.

The victim was taken to Kings County Hospital in critical condition.

It is not known whether the victim knew the gunmen. So far, the police have not detained anyone.

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