Police Seeking Two In Kew Gardens Shooting

Sketch released of one of the men involved.

Police are looking for the public’s help in locating two men wanted in the slaying of a Kew Gardens resident last week.

At 8:10 p.m. last Thursday, police received a call that two men had been shot in front of  84-62 Austin Street in Kew Gardens.

When police arrived at the scene, they found 25-year-old Robero Adanes on the sidewalk with a gunshot wound to his chest.

He was taken to Jamaica Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

A second victim, a Hispanic man in his early 30’s, was also found shot in the torso, and was taken to Jamaica Hospital where he is currently in stable condition.

According to published reports, the men were shot in the course of an argument over a parking space that turned violent.

Police have released a sketch of one of the suspects, as well as a security-camera photograph of the van they were driving.

Eyewitnesses at the scene told police the van appeared to have Connecticut plates.

If anyone has any information, police are asking them to call Crime Stoppers at at 800-577-TIPS.

The public can also submit information by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or texting tips to 274637(CRIMES) then entering TIP577.


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