25 years for fatal shooting outside Richmond Hill bar


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The Ozone Park man who fatally shot a 19-year-old nearly three years ago was sentenced on Tuesday, January 8 to 25 years to life in prison. Miguel Viruet, 37, was convicted on second-degree charges of murder and criminal possession of a weapon last month for the May, 5 2010 shooting of Christian O’Hara outside Scooby’s […]

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Man shot early Sunday; second fatal shooting in Queens over weekend


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Photos by Robert Stridiron

A man was shot multiple times and killed early Sunday outside of the Flavor Lounge on Hillside Avenue – becoming the second fatal shooting in Queens over the weekend. Police said they found Kwasi Olatunji, 36, outside of the establishment around 3:30 a.m. with several gunshot wounds to the torso. EMS transported Olatunji to Jamaica […]

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Fatal shooting in Howard Beach


| tcimino@queenscourier.com

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       In the early morning hours of Saturday, December 3, there was a fatal shooting at 155th Avenue and Huron Street in Howard  Beach.        According to sources, the male victim went to move his girlfriend’s car when he was killed.        STORY DEVELOPING

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Fatal shooting


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113th Precinct St. Albans, Hollis, Springfield Gardens, South Ozone Park, South Jamaica, Addisleigh Park and Locust Manor   On Friday November 19, police responded to a 9-1-1 call of two men shot in front of 111-34 159th Street. Upon arrival, police observed the first victim, identified as Isidro Francis, 26, of Brooklyn, with a gunshot […]

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Fatal shooting, no arrests


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Police responded to 143-04 Linden Boulevard on Wednesday, September 15 and observed the victim, 29-year-old Sanders Jones, with multiple gunshot wounds to his body. EMS also responded to the scene and took the victim to Jamaica Hospital where he was pronounced dead. There were no arrests made in regards to this incident and the investigation […]

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Fatal shooting


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 113th Precinct   On Monday, June 21, police responded to 161st Street and 118th Avenue on a call of a male shot. Upon arrival, cops determined that 33-year-old Maurice Gordon, an off-duty U.S. customs officer, had been shot once in the chest – reportedly in front of his mother’s house – by unknown suspect(s). The […]

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Fatal shooting inside bar, suspect sought


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102nd Precinct Police are looking for a man who allegedly shot and killed another inside Scooby’s Bar in Richmond Hill on Wednesday, May 5. Cops say Miguel Viruet, 34, shot Christian O’Hara, 19, in the back during a dispute at 3:45 a.m. O’Hara was taken to Jamaica Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. Reports claim […]

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Arrest in fatal shooting


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108th PRECINCT Police have arrested Gino Florencia in connection with a fatal shooting on Saturday, October 24. The incident occurred in front of 45-55 48th Street, where police observed the first victim, 25-year-old Edison Vera, with a gun shot wound under the arm and into his chest. The other victim, also 25, had been shot […]

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Fatal shooting


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108th PRECINCT On Saturday, October 24, in front of 45-55 48th Street, police responded to a call of a man shot. Upon arrival, cops observed the first victim, a 25-year-old, with a gun shot wound under the arm and into his chest. The other victim, also 25, had been shot in the abdomen and left […]

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107th Precinct
Flushing
Fatal Shooting


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Brian Paige, 26, was found in front of the doorway of 155-19 Jewel Avenue, shot repeatedly in the torso at around 10:20 p.m. Tuesday, police said. Paige, of 155-11 Jewel Avenue, was rushed to New York Hospital Medical Center in Flushing, where he was pronounced dead at 11:50 p.m., authorities said. No arrests have been […]

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Boyfriend arraigned for fatal shooting of girlfriend


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A 20-year-old Springfield Gardens man has been arraigned on charges of fatally shooting his teenage girlfriend - who was trying to end their relationship - during a dispute inside her Jackson Heights residence last month. Shane Tomlinson, 20, of 178-15 Selover Road in Springfield Gardens, was arraigned before Queens Criminal Court Judge Suzanne Melendez on […]

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