NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Investigators say a Queens man was shot and killed after confronting a driver who crashed into his automobile.
CBS2’s Natalie Duddridge spoke with the sufferer’s heartbroken household.
“They shot my son final evening. I don’t know why,” mentioned Mahamood Ali.
The daddy of 24-year-old Anthony Ali remains to be making an attempt to course of the loss of life of his son, killed in what police consider was a capturing fueled by street rage.
Anthony instructed his dad and mom he was coming dwelling to stroll his new pet.
“My son is an excellent man. Come dwelling, he say that he’s coming again,” Mahamood Ali mentioned.
“He mentioned ‘OK mommy, I’m on my method dwelling,’” Anthony’s mom Sharda mentioned.
Officers say Ali was driving close to 89th Avenue and 116th Road round 10 p.m. when the driving force of a black Infiniti sedan hit the again of his automobile. Investigators say Ali had phrases with the driving force, who then pulled out a handgun.
Police say Ali tried to drive off, however he was shot within the face and chest, and crashed into a light-weight pole.
“His good friend known as me and mentioned any individual shot Anthony. I mentioned ‘What occurred?’ He mentioned the man hit Anthony’s automobile from the again and aspect, and shot Anthony,” Sharda mentioned.
Police say a male passenger was within the automobile, however not damage.
Friday morning, a good friend confirmed up on the scene confused.
“He was an excellent child. Not making an attempt to hassle anyone. Making an attempt to advertise his jewellery,” he mentioned.
Anthony’s uncle say he liked trend and automobiles, and simply purchased his a couple of months in the past.
“I lose my nephew, 24 years outdated,” mentioned uncle Moneer Ali. “Our mayor must do one thing about this. Too many weapons.”
“I miss my son very a lot. I don’t understand how I’m going to reside with out him,” Sharda mentioned.
Police say the suspect took off in a black Infiniti sedan that will have entrance finish injury.
Residents within the space mentioned they will’t consider a street rage dispute occurred on such a quiet residential road.
“What’s much more unhappy is that persons are in such a rush for issues that after they make a mistake, as a substitute of taking accountability of it, they pull out a gun, and an individual finally ends up dropping their life over a easy drive,” mentioned Richmond Hill resident Chavez Robinson.
Police mentioned the suspect took off in a black Infinity sedan that will have entrance finish injury. They’re asking anybody with potential tricks to name the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-8477 or for Spanish, 1-888-577-4782. Ideas can be despatched to the NYPDTips Twitter account or submitted on-line at NYPDCrimeStoppers.com.
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