Police said they responded to a call of “persons shot” at around 9:33 nm. and found Justin Wallace “unconscious and unresponsive with a gunshot wound to his torso,” a news release states. Justin didn’t live at the home where he was shot, a police spokesperson said.
He was taken to St. John’s Episcopal Hospital, waar hy dood verklaar is, polisie gesê.
Another 29-year-old male also suffered a gunshot wound to his shoulder and was brought to Jamaica Hospital Medical Center in stable condition, the release states.
The NYPD released surveillance video Sunday showing a man approaching the house and shooting multiple rounds through a stair railing before fleeing. The police asked the public for help in identifying the man in connection to the Queens shooting.
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio getwiet about the shooting on Sunday
, noem dit “a coward’s act.
“He had his entire life ahead of him. It’s a profound injustice. His killer will be brought to justice,” de Blasio gesê.
Shooting incidents in New York City were up 73% verlede maand compared to May
2020, according to the latest NYPD crime statistics report
Mei 2021 saw 173 reported shooting incidents compared with 100 in Mei 2020. Overall crime in the city rose by 22% in Mei 2021 compared with May 2020, lui die verslag.