A 17-year-old boy has been arrested in a fatal weekend shooting at Astoria’s Ravenswood Houses, police said.
Around 5:20 a.m. on Sunday, police responded to a 911 call of a person shot in front of one of the housing project’s buildings at 35-20 21st St. Upon arrival, officers discovered Jelan Moreira, 29, who lived in another of Ravenswood’s buildings, unconscious and unresponsive with multiple gunshot wounds to his chest.
EMS transported Moreira to Elmhurst Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
A 17-year-old boy, whose name has not been released, was taken into custody with charges pending, police said.