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Murder at the gallery

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Gallery murder

Someone shot and killed a man on Summit Street on Jan. 10.

Cops said they responded to the shooting at the Lotus Temple of Visions art gallery near Hamilton Avenue at about 5:45 pm. The unidentified victim was in his 20s and was shot in the head and torso.

Pushy pinheads

Three fiends robbed a man after they bulled their way into his Baltic Street apartment on Jan. 6.

The 20-year-old victim told cops the thugs knocked on his home, which is near Bond Street, at around 10:50 pm, and once he answered they pushed their way inside, restraining him with plastic ties and covering his head with a blanket. The trio made of with a $250 Xbox and a cellphone.

Ceol steal

Someone burglarized a popular Smith Street Irish bar on Jan. 6.

The 31-year-old victim said the creep somehow made it inside Ceol, near Warren Street, between 2:30 am and 9 am, and made off with $450, two iPod shuffles, a Compaq laptop, and an external hard drive.

Garage goon

A thief stole bikes, equipment and even an air filter from a Bond Street garage overnight on Jan. 6.

The 42-year-old victim told cops that the creep broke into the garage, which is near Carroll Street, between 11 pm and 6:30 pm the next day, and gershed two bicycles, and equipment — including a drill, ski boots and a helmet, a ladder, an air filter, and an orbital polisher — valued at $1,300.

Dim bulb

Someone stole light towers meant to illuminate ongoing work on the Brooklyn–Queens Expressway last month.

The contractor who reported the crime on Jan. 6 said that the Allmand light towers had been last seen on Coles Street near Hamilton Avenue on Dec. 17, but they were gone by Dec. 23.

Bat boob

A man attacked another driver in a road rage incident near the Brooklyn–Queens Expressway on Jan. 7.

The 30-year-old victim said he was near the BQE on Clinton Street at 10:56 pm when his enraged attacker began to smash his car with a baseball bat, battering the victim’s left hand in the mayhem. The victim fled in a dark Pontiac.

— Gary Buiso

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