It happened around 5:30 p.m. near President Street and Rogers Avenue in Crown Heights.READ MORE: Brian Laundrie's Remains Found In Florida Nature Reserve, Officials Say
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Police say 39-year-old Ancil Blackman was shot in the face. He was taken to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead.READ MORE: Man Taken Into Custody After Shooting Just Steps Away From Bronx School
Business owners in the area says he was well-liked.
“Good guy from neighborhood. No problem when he come in my store. He’d be fun, he’d come with the kids, we’d talk nice. Everything was good. I never see him do something bad,” one store owner said.MORE NEWS: Paterson Youth Football Team Gets $10,000 Gift From New York Giants, Dunkin' Donuts
No arrests have been made as police continue to investigate.