Police are searching for three suspects sought in connection with a fatal shooting on Steinway Street in Astoria that left two Bronx men dead on Friday night.
Authorities say that 22-year-old Xavier Roberts, of 191st Street, and 21-year-old Jaheim Hamilton, of 211th Street, were approached by the three suspects in front of 24-15 Steinway St. around 10:30 p.m. on March 31.
Two of the suspects then fired off multiple shots at the two victims, striking both multiple times, police said. The suspects then fled the scene in a red Jeep Grand Cherokee with a red and black hood. The vehicle was last seen headed eastbound on the Grand Central Parkway.
Officers from the 114th Precinct responded to a 911 regarding the shooting and, upon their arrival, found Roberts at the scene with multiple gunshot wounds to his torso. Hamilton was found around the corner, inside of 24-35 38th St., having suffered from multiple gunshot wounds to his torso, police said.
EMS arrived and transported both victims to NYC Health + Hospitals/Elmhurst, where they were pronounced dead.
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