Police release photo of suspect in Shimabuku murder

By Bill Parry

JACKSON HEIGHTS – The NYPD has released video and a photo of a suspect wanted in connection with the murder of a young father.

On Dec. 19, Steven Shimabuku, 25, was returning home to his 90th Street apartment when he was stabbed by an assailant, according to the NYPD.

Shimabuku was transported to Elmhurst Hospital Center where he was pronounced DOA. Police say the suspect is an adult Hispanic man who was wearing a camouflage jacket with an American flag decal on the back, dark pants and white sneakers.

Anyone with information is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS.

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