On Saturday 03-13-10 at approximately 1457 hrs on at the corner of Schenck Ave and Pitkin Ave, within the confines of the 75 Pct, Police responded to a 911 call of a suspicious bag. Upon arrival, responding Officers discovered a shopping cart with a black plastic bag containing a body of a male.
The Medical Examiner has deemed this incident a homicide. The victim had sustained a gunshot wound to the head.
The New York City Police Department is seeking the public's assistance in identifying the victim in this homicide.
The victim is described as a male black, approximately 20 - 30 years of age, 5'7" tall, 120 lbs, with short dread locks and a capped front tooth. The victim was wearing blue jeans and white socks. He also had a black ink tattoo of a CROSS on his right shoulder.
Anyone with information in regards to this incident or the identity of the victim is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577 TIPS (8477). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website at WWW.CRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.