Bensonhurst dating show
She later joined them, witnessed the attack and has since been cooperating with the police, Ms. The police said Miss Feliciano told them she had been dating a dark-skinned Hispanic man and that her father, who was killed in Vietnam, had been Puerto Rican.''In this case, it's a spurned lover who is jealous and is looking for the new boyfriend,'' Commissioner Ward said at a morning news conference at the 62d Precinct station house at 1925 Bath Avenue.
The victim of the attack, Yusef Hawkins of the East New York section of Brooklyn, was shot twice in the chest and died shortly afterward at Maimonides Medical Center.Holtzman said there was no need for a special prosecutor.''We were there from the middle of last night,'' she said yesterday.A companion suffered a slight graze wound, possibly from a bullet, and the two others escaped injury.Four white teen-agers were taken into custody yesterday and questioned by the police.A woman at the O'Donnell apartment would not open the door, and no one answered the door at the other home addresses. ''They have no other relationship than that they were neighbors,'' he said.
Two of the young men were put in lineups last night at the 60th Precinct station house in Coney Island, where they were identified by witnesses as being at the scene of the shooting, Inspector Richard Mayronne said. 'Young Jealous Girls' He also denied that the killing was a racial incident. The girl, Gina Feliciano, 18, ''caused a confrontation'' by telling Mr. Mondello was spurned last week by Miss Feliciano, who, he heard, was dating black and Hispanic men.
Distraught relatives declined to talk to reporters who telephoned their home. The police recovered four baseball bats at a schoolyard at 68th Street and three at other nearby sites. Curreri - were moved out of the 62d Precinct station house, emerging with rain parkas hiding their heads.
'Reaching His Goals' But the victim's father, Moses J. Hawkins's companions were identified as Troy Banner, 17, of 652 Hegeman Avenue, an orderly at Brookdale Hospital who suffered a grazed right forearm in the attack; Claude Stanford, 18, of 483 Hegeman Avenue, a hardware store clerk, and Luther Sylvester, 17, of 486 Hegeman Avenue, a student at Automotive High School. Hawkins and his friends got off the N train at 20th Avenue and 64th Street. They stopped in a candy store to buy batteries, film and candy and walked south on 20th Avenue, passing the four-story apartment house where Miss Feliciano lives at 6801 20th Avenue. They also found four spent shells from a .32-caliber semiautomatic pistol. They were taken in a police van to the 60th Precinct station house for the lineup. Mondello, who had been held at the 61st Precinct station house, was also moved there.
Stewart, told a radio station, WLIB, that his son was ''very, very intelligent'' and had recently been accepted at a technical high school. ''He was putting his dreams behind him because he was achieving his task.'' ''To see my son's life wasted,'' he said, ''because of some indiscriminatory fool with a gun in his hands who saw nothing but a black man is a very, very vile thing to me.'' And he asked: ''Who will pay for this? Going to Look at Car Here is how the police and witnesses recounted what happened: At about 9 P. They were on their way to meet the owner of a 1982 Pontiac at 1965 Bay Ridge Avenue. The white youths were gathered outside Miss Feliciano's house, waiting to see who might visit her. The police impounded a black Mercury near the site of the shooting, where witnesses reported seeing someone who may have placed a gun after the shooting. The streets of Bensonhurst were thronged with police officers last night, while neighbors in groups sat on stoops, talking into the morning hours.
From the items recovered later, at least seven youths were armed with baseball bats and at least one had a gun. They were also looking for a black Corvette where witnesses reported seeing other guns possibly being placed. photo of suspects in shooting death of black youth in Brooklyn (NYT/Michelle V.
Witnesses reported no exchange of words between the two groups before the shooting, which took place outside 2007 Bay Ridge Avenue. Inspector Mayronne said the police were looking for all the youths who were in the group and that all could be charged as accessories to murder. Agins); map of Brooklyn showing site of shooting (pg.