According to police, Victor Ocasio, 28, allegedly shot three people in the early hours of Wednesday, July 5.
At 3:38 a.m. that morning, police responded to a 911 call of a female shot in front of a location on 170th Street near 107th Avenue. Upon their arrival, they found 27-year-old Jasmine Quattlebaum, who had suffered a gunshot wound to her head. EMS responded to the scene and declared dead at the scene.
Police also found 28-year-old Herman Mullings, who sustained multiple gunshot wounds to his back, and a 32-year-old victim with a gunshot wound in his arm. Both men were transported to Jamaica Hospital, where Mullings was pronounced dead. The 32-year-old victim was listed in stable condition.
Ocasio is described as a Hispanic male, standing 5 feet, 11 inches tall and weighing 140 pounds.
Anyone with information in regards 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 or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577. All calls and messages are kept confidential.