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Crime & Cases January 31, 2013  RSS feed

Body In The Basement Of Apt. Tower

Cops Seek Gunman In Corona Slaying
by Robert Pozarycki

Detectives are searching for clues in the death of a 24- year-old man who was found shot in the head in the basement of an apartment house in the Lefrak City complex in Corona last Saturday night, Jan. 26, it was reported.

Police found the body of Jahim Campbell, 24, in the basement of a high-rise residence in the complex located on 57th Avenue near 98th Street at around 6:03 p.m. Saturday.

Reportedly, Campbell resided in a Lefrak City apartment house located just down the block on 57th Avenue near Junction Boulevard.

Members of the 110th Precinct responded to the scene after receiving a 911 call regarding the shooting. EMS units who arrived at the location pronounced Campbell dead.

As of press time, no immediate arrests were made, and an investigation by the 110th Precinct Detective Squad is ongoing, police said.

Anyone with any information regarding the homicide that could prove helpful is asked to call the 110th Precinct Detective Squad at 1- 718-476-9303 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS. Information may also be sent to Crime Stoppers via text message to 274637 (enter information, then the code TIP577) or online at www.nypdcrimestoppers.com.

All calls and message swill be kept confidential.