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Brooklyn Man Killed In Random Sucker Punch Attack

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Police are searching for the man who allegedly killed a stranger with a single punch for no reason.

Investigators say a shirtless man punched 52-year-old Dimitry Goldfarb in the face so hard, the blow killed him.

The attack happened near Riegelman Boardwalk East and Brighton 6th Street in Coney Island back on July 9.

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Shirtless suspect seen after deadly attack on Brooklyn man. (Credit: NYPD)

Goldfarb was rushed to Lutheran Hospital and then was later transferred to Bellevue Hospital, but doctors at both hospitals couldn't save the sucker-punch victim.

The suspect seen in surveillance video is described as a white man in his 30s, about 6-feet tall and was last seen wearing gray shorts and black sneakers.

He was seen walking with a woman fleeing northbound on Brighton 6th Street at the time of the attack.

Anyone with any information is asked to call NYPD's Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or 1-888-57-PISTA (74782) for Spanish. You can also submit a tip via the Crime
Stoppers website, by Tweeting @NYPDTips or by texting a tip to 274637 (CRIMES) and then entering TIP577.

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