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Man Shot to Death in Broad Daylight Over Cigarette Dispute in Brooklyn, NYC

Nazim Berry, a 37-year-old man, was shot to death in the head in broad daylight yesterday in Brooklyn (NYC) in an apparent argument over a cigarette that started in the warehouse where he worked and spread to the street.

The NYPD reported that around 4:15 p.m. officers responded to a 911 call about an injured man at the “Amin Deli” business located at 801 Franklin Avenue. When they arrived at the scene they found the victim with a gunshot wound to the head. He was taken to NYC Health and Hospitals/Kings County, where he was pronounced dead.

The mother identified the victim and commented that her son had been shot when someone asked her to give him a “Black & Mild” cigarette from the warehouse without paying. When Berry refused, both men began arguing and at some point the suspect pulled out a gun and shot Berry outside the warehouse and fled, he reported. New York Post.

Berry, who He lived in the neighborhood with his grandmother and suffered from schizophrenia., He had worked in the winery for several yearshis mother Danette Hollie told FOX News. And she added that he had previously complained that people asked him for free things at work.

No arrests have been made or suspects identified. Anyone with information should call at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) and in Spanish 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). Also through the page crimestoppers.nypdonline.org or by text message to 274637 (CRIMES), followed by TIP577. All communications are strictly confidential.

Last month a man was stabbed in the head with a screwdriver during an apparent fight over cigarettes in Times Squareworld tourism icon.

In New York, the interior and surroundings of warehouses are frequently crime scenes, both robberies and homicides. Many owners have chosen to reduce hours and lock up merchandise due to the rise in thefts in stores, pharmacies and warehouses.

This month Juan Peguero, a 23-year-old young man, was captured in the Dominican Republic as a suspect in a homicide committed outside a warehouse in Upper Manhattan (NYC) in 2022.

Also that year, a Hispanic winemaker stabbed a visitor to death inside his business in Harlem, in the middle of a dispute that had started over payment for a bag of chips. He was finally exonerated of all charges, in the midst of a controversy in which even the New York Mayor Eric Adams He supported him by saying that he was a worker who had acted in self-defense. The case also served to revive complaints about the growing insecurity in New York stores and warehouses.

2024-02-27 14:02:00
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