NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — Police say a killer is in custody after officers saw him shoot a man dead in Brooklyn and then try to hide the gun.

The shooting happened Saturday morning in Brownsville.

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Two plainclothes officers were on patrol when they witnessed the shooting, police said.

According to police, as the officers approached the suspect, he crouched behind a parked car and tried to ditch the gun.

The officers arrested the man and found the .38-caliber Smith & Wesson revolver under the car.

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The victim was taken to Brookdale Hospital, where he died. He was identified as 34-year-old Damon Page, of Englewood, New Jersey.

Terrell Williams, 23, of Brooklyn was arrested on charges of second-degree murder and criminal possession of a weapon.

No information on a lawyer for Williams was available.

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