Thursday, September 22, 2011
WANTED for the Murder of Albert Hurst on Putnam Avenue (81st Precinct)
On Friday August 26th, 2011 at approx. 0328 hours, police responded to a 911 call of a male shot F/O 748 Putnam Ave, in the confines of the
81st precinct. Upon arrival, police observed the victim (M/B/34) with
one (1x) gunshot wound to the head. EMS responded and transported the victim to Interfaith hospital where he was pronounced DOA. There are no arrest(s) at this time. The investigation is ongoing.
The deceased has been identified as:
Albert Hurst, M/B/34
488 Powell Street
The New York City Police Department is seeking the public's assistance in locating the following suspects who are wanted in connection with the above mentioned incident.
M/B, 20-25, 5'4"-5'6" with corn rowed black hair.
M/B/, 20-25, 5'9"-5'11" with black hair.
During the commission of this incident, one of the suspects removed the victim's necklace before shooting him.
A photo of the victim's necklace is attached.
Anyone with information in regard to this incident is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto Crime Stoppers website WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.
All calls are strictly confidential.