Man found dead in Yellow Elder Gardens
Police are investigating the shooting death of a man in the Yellow Elder Gardens community yesterday evening.
Craig Sweeting Brown, 26, was found shot to death at a residence at Lightbourne Street. His stepmother Sharon Coakley toldThe Nassau Guardianat the scene that she received a call around 6:15 p.m. stating that Sweeting Brown had shot himself in the head. Police last night did not say how the death is being classified.
Coakley said she had seen her stepson about 10 minutes before she received the call. She described him as a quiet, kind, loving and soft-spoken person.