Weekend Shooting Leaves 23-Year-Old Dead In Crown Heights

Weekend Shooting Leaves 23-Year-Old Dead In Crown Heights
Photo of the suspect.

CROWN HEIGHTS – A young man was shot and killed over the weekend by a suspect who fled on a black scooter.

On Saturday, July 18 at around 4:00 p.m., 23-year-old Nicholas Isaac, a Clinton Hill resident, was found on Nostrand Avenue between Bergen Street and St. Marks Avenue with multiple gunshot wounds to his legs and torso. He was taken to NYC Health & Hospitals/Kings County and was pronounced dead.

Isaac had got into an argument with his killer outside a bike shop at that location. When the suspect began shooting, he ran inside and tried to close the door behind him, the Daily News reported.

According to the NYPD, the suspect fled on a black scooter south on Nostrand Avenue. He is described as a 6’0” man last seen wearing a black baseball cap, a black shirt, black pants, and black shoes. He was also carrying a blue backpack. A photo of the suspect is included above. As of now, no arrests have been made and the investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information in regard to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).  The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577. All calls are strictly confidential.