Man, 61, Killed in Assault After Leaving Coin Store

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    The medical examiner will determine the official cause of death.

    Police say a 61-year-old man was fatally assaulted after he left a coin store in Brooklyn.

    Police say Steve Halfon, of Brooklyn, was pronounced dead at a local hospital on Tuesday.     

    They say he was found unconscious on the ground on East 7th Street with severe head trauma at around 5:30 p.m.     

    Police say the medical examiner will determine the cause of death.      

    The investigation is continuing.