He fled into store, but was felled by bliz­zard of bul­lets

New York Daily News - - NEWS - BY ESHA RAY, ADAM SHRIER and RICH SCHAPIRO With Aaron Showal­ter, Ross Keith and Rocco Paras­can­dola

A HAIL OF bul­lets greeted a 20-year-old man af­ter he bought a gin­ger ale and stepped out­side a Brook­lyn bodega Satur­day — send­ing the mor­tally wounded victim scur­ry­ing back into the store.

Dono­van Fra­zier’s fi­nal mo­ments were cap­tured on a dra­matic sur­veil­lance video in­side the Franklin Finest Deli on Franklin Ave. in Crown Heights.

The video shows Fra­zier stand­ing by the front door as bul­lets sud­denly start whizzing in­side about 4:20 a.m. The sus­pected gang mem­ber rushed back in­side, clutch­ing his chest as two deli work­ers hit the floor for cover.

Struck mul­ti­ple times in the chest and stom­ach, Fra­zier crawled to the back of the shop where he was found cov­ered in blood.

“When he came (back) in­side, he was al­ready bleed­ing,” said Gham­dan Obayah, 26, one of the own­ers of Franklin Finest Deli.

“He lay down be­hind the deli and stayed there. He was breath­ing very hard and cry­ing.”

First re­spon­ders rushed the victim to Kings County Hos­pi­tal, where he died.

Six shell cas­ings were re­cov­ered at the scene, sources said.

“R.I.P. to my dear sweet cousin Dono­van Fra­zier,” a fam­ily mem­ber wrote on Face­book. “You will be greatly missed. My heart is break­ing.”

Fra­zier was among 25 al­leged mem­bers of the ri­val Lin­coln Fam­ily and Ber­gen Fam­ily gangs busted in Au­gust 2016 in con­nec­tion with a string of shoot­ings in Crown Heights.

“I was on my way to Rik­ers last year on this same day,” he posted on Face­book on Aug. 2.

One wit­ness said Fra­zier walked out of the store and into an am­bush.

“I saw four guys wait­ing be­hind some cars on Franklin Ave., right out­side the deli,” said Fahmi Ali, 17, a clerk at the Shorey Deli & Gro­cery, across the street from the scene of the shoot­ing.

“One of them had a gun and started shoot­ing four or five times to­ward the cor­ner.”

Ali said the victim was a reg­u­lar cus­tomer at his store as well and had bought a juice there about four hours be­fore the shoot­ing.

“He’s in here a lot,” he said. “He was a nice guy. He al­ways treated me well.”

Friends and fam­ily mem­bers hugged and cried out­side the victim’s home just two blocks away from the bodega.

“RIP Breezy” read a poster set up nearby, re­fer­ring to Fra­zier’s al­leged street name.

Cops were hunt­ing for the shooter.

Bul­let holes pock­mark win­dow of Brook­lyn bodega where man (above) bought a gin­ger ale mo­ments be­fore be­ing shot and fall­ing to the floor (top). He later died.

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