On Thursday, December 23, 2021, at approximately 0408 hours, police responded to a 911 call of shot, fired in front of 23-66 Steinway Street, within the confines of the 114th Precinct in Queens.
Upon arrival, officers observe three (3) persons with gunshot wounds; two (2) females and one (1) male.
A 27-year-old female (victim #1) was shot in the torso and leg, an additional 27-year-old female (victim #2) was shot in the left knee and a 27-year-old male (victim #3) was shot in the buttocks and left shoulder.
EMS responded to the location and transported victim #1 to Mt. Sinai Hospital, Queens, where she was pronounced deceased.
The additional female and male victims were transported, via EMS, to NYC Health + Hospitals / Elmhurst, in stable condition.
Pursuant to an ongoing investigation, the following 29-year-old male individual has been arrested and charged in regard to the below incident.
Guttenburg, NJ 07093
- attempted urder:
- criminal possession of a weapon;
Following proper family notification, the deceased has been identified as follows.
Brooklyn, NY 11207
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.