WANTED: Homicide (Brooklyn)

The NYPD is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the following persons of interest wanted for questioning in connection to the above homicide.

He is described as follows:

  •  Male Hispanic, late teens or early 20s, last seen wearing a gray hoodie and jeans.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).  The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

All calls are strictly confidential.

On Sunday, March 19, 2017 at 5:21 a.m. police responded to a 911 call of a male shot inside of 1269 Flushing Avenue within the confines of the 90 Precinct. Upon arrival police observed a 22-year-old male with a gunshot wound to his face. EMS also responded and transported the victim to Woodhull Hospital, where he was pronounced deceased. There are no arrests at this time. The investigation is ongoing.

 

****************Update 03/19/2017*********************

 The victim has been identified as the following:

  •  Exantus, Jefferson
  • 22-year-old male
  • 1466 Grand Concourse
  • Bronx, NY