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Police Seek Kareem Potomont Following Monday’s Flatbush Avenue Shooting


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The NYPD is asking for the public’s assistance locating 21-year-old Kareem Potomont, a person of interest in the Monday, April 14 shooting that left two young people with serious injuries. Potomont, of E 18th Street, is described as 5’11” tall and approximately 160 pounds. He was captured on surveillance video wearing a black and white hooded sweatshirt with the word “ROC” and the front and back and “99” on both arms.

Eduardo Dolphy, the 24-year-old who is believed to be the intended target of the shooting, has been questioned by police while recovering from a leg wound and subsequently released from Kings County Hospital. According to the Daily News, doctors are not optimistic about saving the right eye of 13-year-old Gama Droiville, who was out shopping with his aunt when the shooting occurred and was shot twice in the head.

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Anyone with information in regards to the whereabouts of Kareem Potomont is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477). The public can also submit tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website or by texting your tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then entering TIP577. The NYPD says all calls are confidential.

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  1. Judging by the hand gesture show in the photo of Kareem Potomont, I’m guessing he’s probably a gang member which means another tragedy has unfolded besides the one that occurred on Monday. It’s pathetic how these young men throw away their lives over this. And E18th will forever be known as a bad area because of it’s known reputation for an area of gang activity.

  2. Are these 2 gentlemen members of the “crews” operating in the Curch Avenue and East 18th Street area, that the cops have been speaking about?


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