An Ozone Park man will be heading to court on Wednesday for arraignment on murder and other charges in connection with Monday’s triple shooting in the neighborhood.
Police arrested Denzel Floyd, 21, of 104th Street for his alleged role in the May 28 incident that left one man dead and two others injured.
Officers from the 106th Precinct responded to a 911 call about the gunfire that erupted at 11:24 a.m. on May 28 at Floyd’s home on 104th Street near Liberty Avenue.
Upon arriving at the residence, they found Jonathan Polanco, 27, of 102nd Street in Ozone Park shot in the neck. Paramedics rushed him to Jamaica Hospital, where he later died.
According to the New York Daily News, Floyd allegedly shot Polanco inside of the residence, then fled inside a black Mazda with another man and a woman. The vehicle wound up crashing into two cars at the corner of 107th Avenue and 111th Street.
Citing eyewitness accounts, the Daily News reported that Floyd was seen exiting the vehicle following the collision and running toward the corner of 107th Avenue and 110th Street, where he allegedly threw a pink handgun into a nearby yard. Police later recovered the weapon.
In responding to that incident, police found a 28-year-old man inside the Mazda with a gunshot wound to his hand. Paramedics brought him to Jamaica Hospital, where he was listed in stable condition.
Later that day, authorities said, the NYPD learned that another 28-year-old man connected to the shooting walked into Long Island Jewish Medical Center with a gunshot wound to his back; he is currently listed in stable condition.
Floyd was charged on May 29 with second-degree murder and attempted murder, first- and second-degree assault, criminal possession of a weapon, reckless endangerment and tampering with physical evidence.
The investigation is ongoing, police said.
This story was updated on May 30 at 9:30 a.m.