Cops are asking for the public’s help tracking down three young men wanted for fatally shooting a 19-year-old man who volunteered with the Police Athletic League in Brooklyn.
The NYPD released surveillance video Tuesday showing the three teen suspects jogging from the scene after the killing of Tahrim Applewhite on Gates Ave. near Thompkins Ave., a block from his home.
Tahrim Applewhite, 19, was a mentor with PAL.
Bullets struck Applewhite in his right arm and stomach just after 11:30 a.m. Thursday. Medics rushed him to Kings County Hospital, where he died.
The three teen suspects seen jogging from the scene after the shooting of Tahrim Applewhite on Gates Ave. near Thompkins Ave., a block from his home.
“Why God, why?” his heart-broken mom wailed Friday. “That guy who killed my son is going to die. If I catch him it’s over for his life.”
Cops are asking for the public’s help tracking down three young men wanted for shooting to death a 19-year-old man on Gates Ave. near Thompkins Ave.
(Byron Smith/for New York Daily News)
Applewhite was a mentor with PAL. He also had an arrest history, including busts for grand larceny and pot possession, sources said.
All three suspects are described as black, between 17 and 18-years-old and were wearing dark-colored hoodies. One was dressed in khaki pants and red sneakers. A second was wearing a gray jacket with strips and dark pant. The third was wearing dark pants.
Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS. All calls will be kept confidential.