Morrisania shooting leaves man dead; 1 arrest made as NYPD looks for gunman

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Police say a shooting outside the Webster Houses in Morrisania left a 33-year-old man dead early Friday morning.

The shooting happened around 12:30 a.m. Police found the victim with gunshot wounds to his torso and arm. They also found a gun at the scene.

Authorities say Daryl Thompson was taken into custody this morning and is being charged with criminal possession of a weapon and unlawful possession of marijuana.

The NYPD Thompson was connected to the shooting, but they are still searching for the shooter.

The victim was identified only as “Shaheem” by a person who described himself as a friend. The victim’s brother told News 12 that he was just with him before the shooting. He says his brother was recently released from prison.

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