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NYPD investigating whether execution-style murder in Brooklyn was gang retaliation

January 19, 2016  |  Posted by: JammedUp Staff
NYPD investigating whether execution-style murder in Brooklyn was gang retaliation

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The NYPD is investigating whether an execution-style slaying in Brooklyn Sunday night was a gangland retaliation for a murder that took place on Saturday; the New York Daily News is reporting citing police sources.

A victim, whose name is being withheld pending notification of next of kin, was discovered at the Surfside Gardens housing project in Coney Island lying face down with two bullets to the back of his head.

Witnesses spotted three men who fled the scene.

According to investigators, the victim was a known member of a crew called the “Dirty Cash” gang, with 23 prior arrests and convictions.

The Investigation is centering on possible retaliation for another slaying of a high-ranking gang member in Brooklyn the day before.

Detectives say 25-year-old Shameek Miller, a leader of a Bloods sect was discovered shot to death execution-style in the back of the head in an East New York apartment complex on Saturday afternoon, sources said.

Miller belonged to the Gorilla Stone Bloods based out of the Coney Island and Gravesend neighborhoods.

Surveillance footage shows Miller and another man pulling up in a silver Nissan Maxima and entering the building around 3:15 p.m. Police sources said Miller had a gun out as he walked into an apartment.

Minutes later, Miller is seen stumbling out of the building fatally wounded and collapsing on the sidewalk. Police discovered a 45-caliber handgun by his side.

Authorities followed a blood trail from Miller’s body that led back to an apartment located on the second floor where a large stash of marijuana was discovered.

Miller has 32 prior arrests — including two non-fatal shootings — and had just finished a 14-month prison sentence in June 2015 for two attempted robberies.

NYPD officials say no arrests have been made, but the investigation is ongoing.

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