Brooklyn, NY – Meals on Wheels Worker Fatally Shot


    Emanuel Aminov [Photo Credit: Family]Brooklyn, NY – Police from the 73rd Pct responded for a Meals on Wheels worker who was fatally shot while making a delivery in the Brownsville section of Brooklyn.

    Police say the 55-year-old worker was shot in the lobby 341 Dumont Avenue. He apparently rang the bell to Apt. 1D moments before he was shot.

    The man was shot in the chest, according to sources. He was rushed to Brookdale University Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

    The gunman, described as a black male wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, fled the scene. No arrests were immediately made.

    According to the NY Times Blog, the victim was a deliveryman for the Jewish Association for Services for the Aged, which delivers food to Brownsville and East New York through the Citymeals-on-Wheels program, said Aileen Gitelson, Chief Executive Officer of the Jewish Association.

    He was a floater, filling in for another worker, Ms. Gitelson said.

    The victim was identified by his employer as Imonil Aminov, and on the request of the family, Chesed Shel Emes is responding to the job.Chesed Shel Emes called to the secene by teh family

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