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Authorities make arrest in fatal shooting of 19-year-old

Police have made an arrest linked to a deadly July shooting that killed a 19-year-old man in Morrisania.

News 12 Staff

Aug 16, 2022, 10:37 AM

Updated 676 days ago

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Police have made an arrest linked to a deadly July shooting that killed a 19-year-old man in Morrisania.
Officers say they have 27-year-old Cesar Santana in custody facing multiple charges, including murder.
According to the NYPD, Santana and 19-year-old Travis Griffiths got into a heated fight on the morning on July 22. When Griffiths attempted to drive away, Santana allegedly shot into his car, shooting him in the head.
Griffiths died about a week later. Santana is also facing weapons and manslaughter charges.


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