A 35-year-old Astoria man has been arrested in the fatal shooting of a 50-year-old Hempstead man in Flushing on July 27, 2016.
Just before midnight, police had responded to a 911 call of a man shot near 35th Avenue and Farrington Street. Police discovered the body of Richard Brown with a gunshot wound to the head. EMS transported Brown to Booth Memorial Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
On June 20, Robert Sasso—who lives at 14-35 26th Ave. in Astoria—was arrested and charged with murder and criminal possession of a weapon.