Jamaica man shot a 19-year-old in the back of his neck, cops say

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Police are seeking the public’s help in finding the suspect who shot a 19-year-old man in Jamaica last month.

The NYPD is looking for Brandon Ford, a 20-year-old resident of 150th Street in Jamaica, who allegedly shot the victim in front of a home on Yates Road at about 9:18 a.m. on March 11.

According to authorities, Ford walked up to the victim from behind shot him once in the back of his neck, then fled the scene westbound on Yates Avenue. The victim was transported to Jamaica Hospital in critical condition.

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 are strictly confidential.