Video shows struggle prior to fatal shooting in Tremont

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TREMONT -

Surveillance video of Saturday's fatal shooting in Tremont has been released.

The video shows a struggle between the victim, Jaranthony Perez, and the suspect on 1899 Belmont Ave.

Perez was on the outside of a door trying to keep it closed before he was shot several times in the chest.

He was rushed to St. Barnabas Medical Center, where he was later pronounced dead.

Police say the suspect ran west on Arthur Avenue and was last seen wearing a green Adidas track suit.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS.

 

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