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Police Searching for 3 Men in Connection to Fatal Shooting at Williamsburg Houses

Nov. 22, 2019 By Allie Griffin

Police are searching for three unidentified men wanted in connection to a fatal shooting at the Williamsburg Houses earlier this month.

The men are wanted for their involvement in the shooting death of 25-year-old Justin Rolon on Nov. 2. Around 12:24 a.m., Rolon was shot near 218 Maujer St. by one of the unknown men, while the two other assisted, police said.

Police arrived at the scene and found Rolon unconscious and unresponsive with gunshot wounds to the torso. EMS rushed him to NYC Health & Hospitals/Woodhull, where he was pronounced dead, cops said.

Prior to the incident, the three men were seen exiting a white Mercedes-Benz, walking toward the scene of the crime and then feeling the scene in the vehicle, police said.

The NYPD has released the following descriptions of the suspects. All three are described as Hispanic men between the ages of 21 and 25 years old.

The first was last seen wearing an orange hooded sweater, light-colored semi-ripped jeans and white and black sneakers. The second was last seen wearing a black hooded sweater, black jeans and white and black sneakers. The third was last seen wearing a gray hooded sweater, black pants, black sneakers, a black hat and holding a black jacket, cops said.

Anyone with information in regard 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 CrimeStoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or on Twitter @NYPDTips. All calls are strictly confidential.

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