Queens detectives are looking for the suspects who killed a known gang member in a drive-by shooting in Flushing on Sunday night.
Law enforcement sources said 25-year-old Aldair Melchor, of 123rd Street, was gunned down in front of a home on 137th Street between 32nd Avenue and Latimer Street in Flushing at about 7:23 p.m. on July 18.
According to police, Melchor was hit at the location by an unidentified shooter who rolled up to the location inside a black Audi and opened fire. After hitting Melchor in the head and arm, the suspect fled inside the Audi southbound along 137th Street.
Officers from the 109th Precinct responded to a 911 call about the shooting and found Melchor wounded at the scene. EMS rushed him to nearby NewYork-Presbyterian Queens hospital, where he died a short time later.
Sources familiar with the case said Melchor was known to the NYPD as a local gang member.
The motive for the shooting remains unknown and under investigation. So far, no arrests have been made, authorities said.