Share on FacebookTweet about this on TwitterEmail this to someone
Share on FacebookTweet about this on TwitterEmail this to someone
photo obtained from Google Maps.
photo obtained from Google Maps.
The scene of the shooting at 109-31 157 street.

A 23-year-old man was fatally shot in the back Monday night in Jamaica, authorities announced.

According to police, a witness saw the man bleeding to death outside of his home and called 911. At approximately 9:37 p.m. officers from the 103rd Precinct responded to a 911 call regarding a shooting at 109-31 157 St., just blocks away from P.S. 48 William Wordsworth School and Neo-Elite Village Day School.

Upon arrival police found Naveed Hanif lying next to his basement steps with a gunshot wound to the back. Paramedics transported him to Jamaica Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

According to police, Hanif feared for his life prior to the shooting because he owned someone a debt relating to drugs.

No arrests have been made and the investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577. All calls and messages are kept confidential.

Comments:

Join The Discussion



Related Stories
Two arrested for selling smuggled guns out of a Queens Home Depot parking lot
Two arrested for selling smuggled guns out of a Queens Home Depot parking lot
Cops raid Middle Village home, find two assault rifles and hundreds of ammo rounds
Cops raid Middle Village home, find two assault rifles and hundreds of ammo rounds
Popular Stories
Photo courtesy of CNN/Parts Unknown
Anthony Bourdain will eat his way through Queens in Sunday's episode of 'Parts Unknown'
Photo: Twitter/@NYPD106Pct
UPDATE: Howard Beach man dies of injuries after being struck by a car while crossing the street
Inset photo via Wikimedia Commons/Photo via NYPD
Police are looking for Queensbridge Houses resident who shot a man in front of the development


Skip to toolbar