Cops name suspect in fatal LIC shooting


| lguerre@queenscourier.com |

Photo courtesy NYPD
Photo courtesy NYPD

Police have identified Lawrence Scott as a suspect in the shooting of Francisco Leal in Long Island City.

Police have identified a suspect in the murder of a Manhattan man in Long Island City earlier this year.

Lawrence Scott, 28, is wanted for the homicide of Francisco Leal, who police found shot to death on Feb. 2 at 21st Street and 41st Avenue, cops said.

Leal, 27, had a gunshot wound to his chest when police found him, and he was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital of Queens, where he was pronounced dead on arrival.

Police describe Scott as a Hispanic male, 5 feet 6 inches tall and 210 pounds.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS (8477). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website or can text their tips to CRIMES (274637), then enter TIP577. All calls are strictly confidential.

 

 

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  • Anonymous

    Get his ass, he is a coward and should live the rest of his life in priison rotting wihht the rest of the scum that have done the same types of crimes and have brought the pain to the parenrtts of the victims.