Queens Village man found shot dead in Mercedes

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A Queens Village man was found shot in a 2015 Mercedes Benz with another man in the vehicle Saturday morning near his home, according to police.

The deceased, who had a gunshot wound to the neck, was identified as Mohale Ralekhetho, 39, who lived near 104th Ave. and 207th Street, according to authorities.

Beside Ralekhetho in the vehicle was another man, 33, who was not injured, according to officers.

EMS later responded and pronounced Ralekhetho dead at the scene.

No arrests have been made and the investigation was ongoing.

Reach reporter Naeisha Rose by e-mail at or by phone at (718) 260–4573.

Updated 12:32 am, July 10, 2018
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Reader feedback

Not surprised from Queens says:
It is ghettoville out there, so no surprise. The mayor keeps saying crime is down, but not in the ghetto SE Queens.
Dec. 18, 2017, 3:10 pm
OBSERVER from your mothers block says:
Why do they always make them look innocent,
this comment isn't racial.
no one gets shot for no reason.
they need to find out why.
Dec. 18, 2017, 5:53 pm
Think from Queens says:
People living in such communities, especially in SE Queens, need to finally stand up and loudly say ENOUGH. They need to begin major protests and call on not only their local elected officials but the Mayor and DEMAND to finally do something about all this nonsense in these communities and people living there need to stop passing it off and just another killing in the hood. I mean you family members are being killed at alarming rates in these areas.
Dec. 19, 2017, 7:33 am
Why from SE Queens says:
Can a person of color living in such areas explain why this constant shooting and killing in communities of color constantly happen. I mean this seems to happening for decades. Willing to hear someone explain this. In Jamaica and SE Queens, this happens almost on a weekly basis.
Dec. 19, 2017, 5:57 pm
WOO WOO from Jamaica says:
It is a GHETTO out there!!

Thanks hood rats.
Dec. 21, 2017, 2:03 pm
yshaggy from jamaica says:
Just another day in the neighborhood,
someone please tell Bill de Blasio to
stop LYING...
Dec. 22, 2017, 8:04 am

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