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Police arrest man in connection with Ozone Park shooting

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Police arrested an Ozone Park man for allegedly shooting a South Richmond Hill man in the head in southeast Queens earlier this month.

Nazieer Basir, 22, has been charged with murder, manslaughter and criminal possession of a loaded firearm after being arrested on Monday, Dec. 28, for the Dec. 7 shooting of Royhessny Sintjago, 22, in Ozone Park.

Police received a call about the shooting around 9:50 p.m. on Dec. 7 and showed up to 90-04 Liberty Ave. to find Sintjago with a gunshot wound to his head, according to the NYPD.

EMS personnel rushed Sintjago to Jamaica Hospital Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.

The investigation is ongoing.

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