Detectives have booked a Queens man in connection in the deadly shooting of a 33-year-old man outside a liquor store on Tuesday night, police reported.
Mark Watson, 24, of 201st Street was charged Wednesday with murder and criminal possession of a weapon for allegedly pulling the trigger on the unidentified victim during an apparent dispute, law enforcement sources said.
Cops said the shooting happened at about 10:06 p.m. on March 9 in front of the Hollis Wine and Liquor store at 204-13 Hollis Ave. in Hollis.
Officers from the 103rd Precinct, in responding to a 911 call about the shooting, found the 33-year-old victim with a bullet wound to his chest.
EMS units rushed the victim to Jamaica Hospital, where he was pronounced dead a short time later. Police have withheld his identity, pending family notification.
During the preliminary investigation, officers located Watson near the crime scene and took him into custody, authorities said.