2015-04-15 / Features

Fatal Astoria Shooting

A gunman wearing pink shoes shot and killed a 42-year-old man inside the Astoria Housing Project on Easter Sunday.

Cops sad the gunman shot the victim once in the neck and once in the stomach at bout 5:20 p.m. on April 5, then fled the scene in an unknown direction.

The unidentified victim was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital of Queens, where he was pronounced dead ob arrival.

Police said the gunman was dressed all in black, except for his pink shoes.

Anyone with information is urged to call the Crime Stoppers HOTLINE at 1-800-577-TIPS or click on www.nypdcrimestoppers.com.

The HOTLINE is offering a $2,000 reward to anyone with information leading to the arrest and conviction of the suspect.


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