Thursday, May 5, 2011
24-year-old father, shot dead in fight over iPhone with three people in NYC apartment
A 24-year-old man was shot dead in a confrontation with three people who stole his
in the lobby of an
apartment building, police and the victim's family said.
The three suspects, including a teenage boy, were quickly taken into custody late Monday after being spotted fleeing the scene in a black
by cops sitting in an unmarked car, sources said.
The victim was identified by friends as Geuris (Shorty)
- the father of a 2-year-old daughter, Arianne, and a salesman at a
After being shot once in the neck, Tejada stumbled out of the building on W. 177th St. in
and collapsed on the pavement.
He was rushed to
Columbia University Medical Center
but could not be saved, police said
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