A 61-year-old man died 5 days after being sucker punched and robbed in Brooklyn late last month.
The victim was walking down Lexington Avenue when the attacker knocked him out with a sucker punch and robbed him.
The victim, Victor Vega, was rushed to Kings County Hospital on May 25 and died five days later.
Fox 5 New York reported:
A 61-year-old man who was sucker-punched in the head and knocked unconscious while walking along a street in Bedford-Stuyvesant died five days later, the NYPD announced Thursday.
Victor Vega of Lexington Avenue in Brooklyn was seen on surveillance video walking alongside and talking with two suspects when one of them suddenly punched him in the head and knocked him to the ground.
One of the suspects then rummaged through Vega’s pockets before handing something to the other suspect.
Vega was rushed to Kings County Hospital on May 25. He was pronounced dead on May 30.
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