On Sunday, July 24, 2022, at approximately 2329 hours, police responded to a 911 call of an assault in progress at 4808 Beverley Road, within the confines of the 67th Precinct in Brooklyn.

Upon arrival, police observed a 26-year-old female with stab wounds to her neck and arms.

EMS also responded and transported the female to NYC Health + Hospitals / Kings County, where she was pronounced deceased.

A 17-year-old male was taken into police custody with charges pending.

Following proper family notification, the deceased has been identified as follows.


Shanelle Colquhoun
address withheld
Brooklyn, NY 11203

There have been no arrests made and the investigation remains ongoing.

Anyone with information related to this incident is asked to call the NYPD‘s Crime Stoppers hotline at 1800577TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 188857PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stopperswebsite or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

All tips will be kept strictly confidential.