Saturday, July 27, 2013

Teen Murdered on Fulton Street (79th Precinct)

On Saturday July 27th, 2013 at approximately 0405 hours, police responded to a 911 call of a male shot in front of 1198 Fulton Street, in the confines of the 79th precinct. Upon arrival, police observed the victim (M/B/17) with two gunshot wounds to the head and one gunshot wound to the chest. 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.


Kamau Chandler, M/B/17
2980 W. 28 Street 

An investigation into the homicide determined that the victim and his friends were walking on Fulton Street when they were approached from behind by the two suspects. The two group started to argue which resulted in Suspect #1 taking out a gun and shooting the victim.

Suspect #1:
M/B/20's, thin with short hair. he was wearing an orange shirt with a dark strip on it.

Suspect #2:
M/B, 6'2" tall wearing a navy blue cut off hoody.

Anyone with information in regards to this homicide is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS.
The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers Website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or texting their tips to 274637(CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

Surveillance video of the suspects running from the scene:

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