LAST HOMICIDE OF 2015 – On Thursday, Dec. 31 at 11:30 p.m., police responded to a call of a person shot at the corner of 109th Avenue and Merrick Boulevard in St. Albans. Upon arrival, officers observed Jihad Jackson, 16, of Rosedale shot one time in the neck, unconscious and unresponsive. EMS responded and pronounced the victim deceased at the scene. Pursuant to an ongoing investigation, police arrested three suspects on Jan. 2; Eduardo Placencia, 18, of St. Albans; Natalie Placencia, 49, of St. Albans and Dorian Carr, 48, of St. Albans and charged them with tampering with physical evidence. The investigation is ongoing.