Man shot at Harlem’s St. Nicholas Houses dies, cops still seeking suspects

Police investigate the scene at Harlem’s St. Nicholas Houses, 200 West 131st St., Sunday evening, March 26.
File photo by Adrian Childress

Cops are still looking for the alleged gunmen who fatally shot a man in Harlem’s St. Nicholas Houses Sunday night.

According to authorities, police responded to a 911 call of a person shot inside 200 West 131st St. at around 9:04 p.m. on March 26. When officers arrived, they found the victim — 24-year-old Georgia Alonza, who lived in the public housing complex — with a gunshot wound to the torso.

He was taken to NYC Health & Hospitals/Harlem, reportedly in stable condition, but was pronounced dead Monday.

Cops cordoned off the area Sunday night. The victim, identified Tuesday by police as a building resident, succumbed to his injuries Monday. File photo by Adrian Childress

Authorities said Sunday they were seeking two men with dark complexions who fled on foot and were last seen wearing black ski masks. There are no arrests and the investigation remains ongoing.

Anyone with information in regard to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website at crimestoppers.nypdonline.org, on Twitter @NYPDTips.