Another Shooting in Astoria

Reports of shootings have been popping up more often in the neighborhood, and it looks like this one is in further into the heart of the neighborhood.




Around 5:00 a.m last Saturday, residents were awoken to the sound of gunfire in the quiet area around 24th Street and Hoyt Avenue.
A door frame and nearby window were hit – but thankfully there were no injuries reported from the shooting. Police reports indicate that nearby a a baseball hat, and 40-caliber casing were found.


There are no reports yet on the motive for the shooting.