Man Found Shot in Flipped BMW Dies: NYPD

A 22-year-old man died after he was found shot inside of an overturned BMW in Brooklyn, police said.

The BMW overturned on East 82nd Street, near Farragut Road, in Canarsie Thursday night sometime before 11 p.m. 

Neighbors called police after witnessing the flipped vehicle and a trail of damaged cars. 

After the driver was freed from the vehicle, it was discovered that he had been shot in the torso.

He was rushed to Brookdale Hospital but died along the way. His name is being withheld pending family notification. 

Police said the man had been shot before the BMW crashed. It's unknown if he was the only person in the car or if someone else was with him. 

A medical examiner will determine his cause of death as police continue their investigation.

There have been no reported arrests.

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