THE FOLLOWING SUSPECT HAS BEEN ARRESTED IN CONNECTION WITH THIS HOMICIDE.
AARON BALLINGER, M/B/20
2535 LINDEN BLVD (Cypress Hills Houses)
MURDER AND CRIMINAL POSSESSION OF A WEAPON
A thug heading to a hearing on a weapon-possession charge was nabbed at Brooklyn Criminal Court for an unrelated New Year's Day murder, authorities said yesterday.
Aaron Ballinger, 20, was nabbed Monday outside the [Brooklyn Criminal] courthouse on Schermerhorn Street and charged with the murder of Schley Samuel, 26, sources said.
Ballinger was allegedly chasing and firing at Samuel near Rockaway and Blake avenues at 2:15 a.m. on Jan. 1.
A bullet struck Samuel in the back and traveled through his liver and heart.