Man On Citi Bike Shot Dead At Point Blank Range In Brooklyn – CBS New York
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Disturbing video shows a deadly point blank shooting in Brooklyn.
It happened in broad daylight around 2:30 p.m. Wednesday near Clarkson Avenue and East 53rd Street.
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Surveillance video shows the gunman standing on the sidewalk when the 21-year-old victim appears on a Citi Bike.
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The suspect pulls a gun from a bag across his chest, points it at the victim and pulls the trigger.
Police said the victim, identified as 21-year-old Simeon Pierrot, was shot multiple times in the torso and left arm. He was pronounced dead at Kings County Hospital.
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Anyone with information about his killer is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). You can also submit a tip via their website or on Twitter, @NYPDTips. All calls are kept confidential.