On Sunday, January 02, 2021, at approximately 2145 hours, police responded to a 911 call of a female, shot in front of 488 Dekalb Avenue, within the confines of the 79th Precinct in Brooklyn.
Upon arrival, officers observed a 36-year-old female with a gunshot wound to the torso, unconscious and unresponsive on the ground.
EMS responded and transported the victim to Brooklyn Hospital, where she was pronounced deceased.
Following proper family notification, the deceased has been identified as follows.
Manhattan, NY 10003
The individual, sought by the police, in connection to the above-listed murder, is described as an adumt male, 30-40 years of age, Black, with a heavy build.
He was last seen wearing a gray hoodie and gray pants.
Pursuant to an ongoing investigation, the following 36-year-old male individual has been arrested and charged in regard to the above-listed murder.
Manhattan, NY 10009
- criminal possession of a weapon (2 counts).
The investigation remains ongoing.
All charges are merely accusations and all defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.
Anyone with information related to this incident is asked to call the NYPD‘s Crime Stoppers hotline at 1–800–577–TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1–888–57–PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers‘ website or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.
All tips will be kept strictly confidential.