Cops cuffed a suspect who is believed to be behind a deadly shooting that killed a teen in Brooklyn back in September.
According to police, at 10:40 p.m. on Sept. 29, 2021, officers responded to a 911 call regarding a man shot at the intersection of Foster Avenue and East 80th Street. Upon their arrival, officers found 18-year-old Sharif Richards inside a grey Infiniti G35 sedan, with a gunshot wound to his torso.
Sources familiar with the investigation found that Richards was shot a short distance away from where he was found and had driven up to the intersection, exited the car and fell to the ground. A woman was seen with him inside the Infiniti and fled after he was shot.
Richards was rushed to Brookdale Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
On Jan. 5, 21-year-old Amari Harvey was arrested in connection to the shooting and charged with murder and criminal possession of a weapon. Police are still looking for information regarding the passenger in Richards’ car.