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Man Arrested in Connection With Fatal Elmhurst Shooting

Aug. 25 crime scene at Manila Street and Kneeland Avenue (Photo: Citizen App)

Oct. 3, 2019. By Shane O’Brien 

Police have arrested and charged a man in connection with the fatal shooting of an Elmhurst resident that took place in August.

The charges relate to the murder of Jasper Davis, 28, on Sunday, Aug. 25 at about 5 p.m. in the vicinity of Manila Street and Kneeland Avenue.

Jeffrey Palomino, 32, from Kew Gardens, allegedly shot Davis in the head and the victim was later pronounced dead at the scene.

Palomino was charged with one count of second-degree murder and two counts of criminal possession of a weapon on Wednesday, Oct. 2.

Police did not provide any details about a motive for the crime.

Man Fatally Shot @CitizenApp

Kneeland Ave & Manilla St Aug 25 5:07:29 PM EDT

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Joseph Blough

The motive was likely drugs, as the victim was arrested a few years ago in a big drug bust in Woodside.


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