Arrest Made in Greenpoint Murder

GREENPOINT – A suspect wanted in the murder of a Brooklyn man was arrested and charged today in Greenpoint.

Gary Correa, 20, had eluded police for more than a week after witnesses identified him in the August 18 murder of George Carroll, a 42-year old actor.

Gary Correa, suspect in the stabbing of a man near McGolrick Park in August (Photo via DCPI)

The suspect was spotted on Norman Avenue in Greenpoint around 1pm on Thursday afternoon, said police.

Update 9/1/17: Correa was charged with second-degree murder in the killing of George Carroll.

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Paul Stremple

Paul was a staff reporter at Bklyner, responsible for covering Northern and Eastern parts of Brooklyn between August 2017 and January 2019.


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