Alleged Crown Heights killer cuffed

Arrest: Police cuffed a 23-year-old Crown Heights man on July 25 at 11 a.m. who they suspect of shooting a guy in the head on May 16.
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Police arrested a man they suspect shot a man in the head on St. Marks Avenue in Crown Heights on Thursday.

Cops cuffed the 23-year-old suspect at 11 a.m. on July 25, charging him with murder and two counts of criminal possession of a loaded gun.

The suspect allegedly gunned down 29-year-old Jamal Cox Simms near New York Avenue shortly after 7 p.m. on May 16, police claim.

Paramedics declared the Crown Heights resident dead at the scene, cops said.

Reach reporter Kevin Duggan at (718) 260–2511 or by e-mail at Follow him on Twitter @kduggan16.
Updated 1:58 pm, July 26, 2019
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