Police identify, charge man linked to fatal Parkchester shooting

According to the NYPD, officers received of shots being fired on Commonwealth Avenue on May 15.

News 12 Staff

Jun 24, 2024, 12:37 PM

Updated 21 days ago

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A man is behind bars in connection to a fatal shooting in Parkchester, police say.
According to the NYPD, officers received of shots being fired on Commonwealth Avenue on May 15. When they arrived, they say they found 18-year-old Jerome Burleigh with a single gunshot wound to his stomach.
He was taken to a hospital where they pronounced him dead.
23-year-old Jeremy Amadiz has been arrested and charged with second degree murder and first degree manslaughter.


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