HOMICIDE ARRESTS – On Feb. 17, police arrested a suspect in connection to the first homicide of 2014, which occurred just after 1 a.m. on Jan. 1.
According to NYPD reports, police responded to a 911 call of a male stabbed on 113th Avenue in Jamaica, where they observed the victim, Julio Mora, 22, with stab wounds to the chest. Mora was pronounced dead at the scene.
Earlier this week, police arrested Sheldon Smith, 26, of Jamaica, in regards to the incident. Smith was charged with second-degree murder and criminal possession of a weapon.
HOMICIDE ARRESTS – On Feb. 11, police arrested a suspect in regards to a homicide that occurred on Jan. 3 within the confines of the 113th Precinct.
According to NYPD reports, police responded to a report of multiple people shot in the vicinity of 134th Avenue and Farmers Boulevard in Jamaica at 4:10 p.m. Jan. 3. Three individuals were sent to the hospital to be treated for injuries while a fourth, identified as Jamal Green, 42, of Jamaica, was pronounced dead at the scene.
On Feb. 11, police arrested Jamal Scott, 35, of Jamaica, and charged him with second degree murder, four counts of second-degree attempted murder, four counts of felony assault, attempted felony assault and five counts of criminal possession of a weapon – loaded firearm.