Young's friend had not heard from him since Wednesday, so he called the police.
The landlord let the police into the basement apartment, where they found his body.
Doctor's discovered a bullet inside Young's head, and his death is believed to be a homicide.
Young lived alone in the apartment. He was a drummer in the Brooklyn band, Curious Mishap.
There was no forced entry and nothing appeared to have been taken.
No arrests were immediately made.