Cops Looking for Three Suspects in Connection with Williamsburg Murder

WILLIAMSBURG — Cops need help searching for three men they believe are connected to the murder of a Williamsburg man earlier this month.

On November 2, 25-year-old Justin Rolon was found unconscious and unresponsive with gunshot wounds to the torso in front of 218 Maujer Street. He was taken to Woodhull Hospital where he died.

Cops deemed it a homicide. He lived just a block away on 184 Maujer Street. Prior to the murder, three men were seen exiting a white Mercedes Benz and walking toward the scene of the crime.

This afternoon, cops released a video and a description of the suspects they are trying to locate. According to the NYPD, Rolon was shot by one of those men who was “acting in concert with two other unidentified individuals causing his demise.”

The first suspect is described as a 21-to-25-year-old Hispanic man, last seen wearing an orange hooded sweater, light-colored semi-ripped jeans, and white and black sneakers.

The second suspect is described as a 21-to-25-year-old Hispanic man, last seen wearing a black hooded sweater, black jeans, and white and black sneakers.

The third suspect is described as a 21-to-25-year-old Hispanic man, last seen wearing a gray hooded sweater, black pants, black sneakers, and a black hat. He was also holding a black jacket.

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.

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Zainab Iqbal

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