Man guns down his mother in Brooklyn housing project, cops say

A 43-year-old man shot and killed his mother in a Brooklyn housing project on Monday night, police said.

The suspect, who was not immediately identified, shot his 63-year-old mother in the face at the Sumner Houses at about 8 p.m., cops said.

He then called a friend and allegedly confessed to the slaying, a police source said. The friend called police, who responded to the scene and found the woman, sources said.

The woman was rushed to a nearby hospital and pronounced dead. The suspect was taken into custody with charges pending.


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