BED STUY – In March, a man was shot and killed. Yesterday, about four months later, another man was arrested and charged for his murder.
On Tuesday, March 3 at around 3:11 a.m., 26-year-old Janile Whitted, a Queens resident, was shot in the chest on Nostrand Avenue between Herkimer Place and Herkimer Street. He was taken to NYC Health & Hospitals/Kings County where he died.
Yesterday, Tuesday, July 16, 25-year-old Dashawn Austin, a Canarsie resident, was arrested and charged with the murder of Whitted and criminal possession of a weapon.