By Dan Gesslein
December 4, 2022
The new video shows the suspects dressed in black walking to the place they would hide to ambush the victim and his brother. The photos of the suspects shows two men dressed in black hoodies. One wore a face mask and hood. The other wore a black balaclava. Neither suspects’ face could be seen clearly in the phots.
At around 9:15 pm on November 30, two men crouched behind parked cars in front of 2249 Morris Avenue. When 14-year-old Prince Shabazz and his brother walked up to the cars, the pair jumped out and opened fire. In the hail of gunfire, Shabazz was struck in the torso.
Cops say the gunmen fled on foot to East 182nd Street where they hopped into a black Toyota Highlander and drove away.
Shabazz was rushed to St. Barnabas Hospital where he was later pronounced dead.
The first suspect is described as a male with a dark complexion, thin build, last seen wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, a black face mask, black pants and gray sneakers.
The second suspect is described as a male with a dark complexion, thin build, last seen wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, a blue face mask, black pants and black sneakers.
Anyone with information in regard to this incident is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the CrimeStoppers website at https://crimestoppers.nypdonline.org/ or on Twitter @NYPDTips.
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