Police hunt for clues as to who robbed and killed Throgs Neck teen

Police are searching for two suspects who they say jumped, robbed and shot a young Bronx man close to his Throgs Neck home.Police say Gerrardo Parraga was walking on Lafayette Ave. while on the phone

News 12 Staff

Nov 28, 2006, 6:55 PM

Updated 6,408 days ago

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Police are searching for two suspects who they say jumped, robbed and shot a young Bronx man close to his Throgs Neck home.Police say Gerrardo Parraga was walking on Lafayette Ave. while on the phone with his girlfriend when he was attacked by at least two men. They say Parraga was found dead at the scene, robbed of his money, cell phone and jewelry. Police say Parraga had just withdrawn money from a Washington Mutual ATM on East Tremont Ave. Police are speculating if the young man may have been followed from the ATM before being attacked.Parraga was studying computer programming at Columbia. Police are asking anyone with information to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS.


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