Career criminal Anthony Vasquez suspected to alleged to be the gunman who fatally shot a man on his brownstone stoop in Brooklyn. NY
James Halsey, 28, died after he was shot in the head in the evening of April 7
Eyewitness identified Anthony Vasquez, 28, as the shooter who killed James Halsey on the stoop of his brownstone in Bedford-Stuyvesant
The alleged shooter, who lives four blocks away from the Bedford-Stuyvesant brownstone where Halsey lived and died, was looking to settle a dispute he had with the victim – police
The suspect was charged with murder and criminal possession of a weapon, Wednesday
Victim: James Halsey, was shot in the head on his own doorstep in NY, April 7
Police in New York arrested a Brooklyn man accused of shooting and killing a 28-year-old man on the stoop of the victim’s brownstone, police said Thursday.
Anthony Vasquez, 28, was arrested around 1 p.m. Wednesday after an eyewitness identified him as the gunman who shot James Halsey in the head in front of Halsey’s building on Madison St. near Throop Ave. around 7:45 p.m. April 7, authorities said.
The alleged shooter, who lives four blocks away from the Bedford-Stuyvesant brownstone where Halsey lived and died, was looking to settle a dispute he had with the victim, police said.
Vasquez has five prior arrests for robbery, petit larceny, violating an order of protection and criminal mischief, sources said. He was paroled in March of 2012 after serving two years in prison for his robbery convictions, records show.
Police seal off the crime scene after Halsey was shot and killed sitting on this stoop on April 7