Two men were shot to death late Tuesday just blocks away from the Coney Island boardwalk, according to police.
NYPD officers were called to the scene on West 19th Street just after 10 p.m. They found a 27-year-old man who had been shot in the abdomen and a 38-year-old man who was shot in the head.
The men, who have no been identified, were transported to Coney Island Hospital where they were pronounced dead, police said.
A police helicopter was seen flying over the scene as police searched for a suspect. No arrests have been made and police didn't release any information about a suspect.
An investigation is on going, police said.