Sections

Queens Village man killed in Far Rockaway

Share on TwitterTweet
Share on Facebook
Subscribe

Get our stories in your inbox, free.

Like TimesLedger on Facebook.

A 31-year-old Queens Village man was shot and killed early Saturday morning in Far Rockaway, police said.

Edwin DeJesus, of 210-25 Hillside Ave., was shot once in the abdomen at about 4:15 a.m. by an unidentified assailant in front of 250 Beach 15th St. in Far Rockaway, according to police.

DeJesus was taken to St. John's Hospital where he was pronounced dead, police said. There were no arrests in the ongoing investigation.

According to a law enforcement source, the victim had been involved in an altercation earlier that evening at the Backstage Sports Bar and Grill in nearby Woodmere, L.I. He then took a cab back to Rockaway, where he was seen entering 250 Beach 15th St. The source indicated that the house was the residence of a woman DeJesus was romantically involved with, but it was not immediately clear if the woman - or the unidentified shooter - was with DeJesus at the bar or in the taxi.

DeJesus was seen leaving the building followed by the suspect, described as a tall black male, just before the shooting occurred, the source said.

Posted 7:06 pm, October 10, 2011
Today’s news:
Share on TwitterTweet
Share on Facebook
Subscribe

Get our stories in your inbox, free.

Like TimesLedger on Facebook.

Reader feedback

Enter your comment below

By submitting this comment, you agree to the following terms:

You agree that you, and not TimesLedger.com or its affiliates, are fully responsible for the content that you post. You agree not to post any abusive, obscene, vulgar, slanderous, hateful, threatening or sexually-oriented material or any material that may violate applicable law; doing so may lead to the removal of your post and to your being permanently banned from posting to the site. You grant to TimesLedger.com the royalty-free, irrevocable, perpetual and fully sublicensable license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, perform and display such content in whole or in part world-wide and to incorporate it in other works in any form, media or technology now known or later developed.

CNG: Community Newspaper Group