You are reading

Suspect identified following fatal shooting on Roosevelt Avenue last week



May 12, 2015 By Michael Florio

Police are on the hunt for a suspect who they say fatally shot and killed a man in broad daylight on Roosevelt Ave last week.

The police allege that Raul Zamora, 33, shot and killed Jorge Manzanarez, 38, in a gang-related incident on Roosevelt Ave at 2:20 pm on May 5.

Manzanarez was found with a gunshot wound to his torso in front of 93-12 Roosevelt Ave, near the intersection of Roosevelt Ave and 93rd Street, according to police.

EMS responded and transported him to Elmhurst General Hospital, where he was pronounced dead on arrival.

Zamora is described as a 5 foot 9 inch, 145-pound Hispanic man. The police have released a photo, shown above.

According to reports the shooting was gang related, with Zamora being a member of the Sureno 13 gang.

According to authorities, Zamora and two other men got into an argument with Manzanarez, before Zamora took out his gun and shot Manzanarez in the chest.

Police are asking anyone with information to call 1-800-577-TIPS. All calls are confidential.

email the author: [email protected]

One Comment

Click for Comments 

Leave a Comment
Reply to this Comment

All comments are subject to moderation before being posted.

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Recent News