Thursday, July 25, 2013

WANTED for Murder on Jefferson Avenue (79th Precinct)

Detectives from the 79th Precinct are requesting the public's assistance in identifying the following suspect depicted in the attached surveillance photo who is wanted for the commission of a Homicide.

On Friday 7/5/13, at 2150 hours, police responded to 478 Jefferson Ave for 911 calls of a male shot. Upon arrival police found the victim M/B/29 lying inside the foyer with multiple gunshot wounds to the body. The victim was removed to Kings County Hospital where he was pronounced deceased. An unknown male black was captured fleeing the scene of the homicide with a firearm in his right hand.  The suspect fled E/B on Jefferson Ave and turned S/B onto Marcus Garvey Blvd.

The deceased has been identified as Rashawn Jackson (M/B/29) of 494 Jefferson Ave Brooklyn NY and notification to the family has been made.

Anyone with information in regards to this Homicide 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.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

All call are strictly confidential.

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