The NYPD is warning Brooklyn shopkeepers to be on the lookout for a man who killed a Frum store owner in Bensonhurst after ballistics tests linked him to another shopkeeper’s death in Bay Ridge last month.
Community Affairs officers are going shop to shop with the suspect’s sketch, handing them out and informing shop owners to be alert.
On Thursday, two customers discovered the body of 59-year-old Isaac Kadare Z”L in an aisle at his Amazing 99 cents Deals shop on 86th Street. The medical examiner confirmed on Friday that Kadare suffered a gunshot wound to the head and a sharp force injury to his neck, ruling it a homicide.
On July 6, the body of 65-year-old Mohamed Gebeli was found by friends, with a gunshot wound to the his neck, inside Valentino Fashion on 5th Avenue in Bay Ridge. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
Anyone with information is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS.
The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers Website at WWW.NYPDCrimeStoppers.com or texting tips to 274637(CRIMES) and entering TIP577.
(Source: NBC New York)