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Crime & Cases November 30, 2012  RSS feed

Gunned Down In Ridgewood

Bullet To Head Claims Bushwick Teen
by Robert Pozarycki

A Bushwick teenager who was shot in the head by an unidentified gunman on the Brooklyn/Queens border in Ridgewood early last Saturday morning, Nov. 24, has died from his injuries, police reported.

Jorge Rosario, 17, of Irving Avenue succumbed to his injuries on Monday, Nov. 26, while in treatment at Wyckoff Heights Medical Center.

Rosario was reportedly gunned down outside a location on Wyckoff Avenue near Hancock Street just after midnight on Saturday. The circumstances surrounding the shooting remains under investigation.

Officers from the 83rd and 104th precincts, along with EMS units, responded to the scene after receiving 911 calls about the gunfire.

No arrests have been made, and the ongoing investigation is being conducted by the 83rd Precinct Detective Squad and the Brooklyn North Homicide Squad, police said.

Persons with information regarding the murder that could prove helpful are asked to contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 1-800-577- TIPS, by text message to 274637 (enter information, then the code TIP577) or online at www.nypdcrimestoppers.com.

All calls and messages will be kept confidential.