Man shot and killed in W. Oak Lane

A man was fatally shot in West Oak Lane earlier tonight. Police said the victim, who is believed to be about 40, was wounded numerous times in the torso on Ogontz Avenue near 77th at 6:07 p.m. He died at the Albert Einstein Medical Center at 7:25 p.m. Investigators had no suspects or motives.

As of yesterday, the city's murder count stood at 230, compared to 251 at this point a year ago and 312 in 2007.