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Crime Funeral Today For Aamir Griffin, 14-Year-Old Killed By Stray Bullet On Queens Basketball Court

16:00  04 november  2019
16:00  04 november  2019 Source:   msn.com

Queens boy, 14, shot dead playing hoops in South Jamaica housing project

  Queens boy, 14, shot dead playing hoops in South Jamaica housing project A 14-year-old Queens boy was shot dead Saturday on the basketball court of a NYCHA project in South Jamaica, police said. Cops responded around 8 p.m. to the court behind 116-80 Guy R. Brewer Blvd. in the Baisley Park Houses and found the teen with a gunshot wound to his neck. Neighbors and the boyfriend of the teen’s mother identified him as Amir Griffin. A woman who lives in the project and declined to give her name heard gunfire. “It’s always something. I just hoped it was firecrackers,” she said.“I looked out the window, and I saw that kid lying on the ground," she said. “I saw the cops pumping his chest from my window.

An teenager was murdered Saturday night in the Jamaica section of Queens , while at a playground basketball court . Police say the 14 - year - old who has not

RELATED: 14 - Year - Old Shot To Death On Queens Basketball Court The memorial is fulled of signed basketballs , stuffed animals, balloons and candles placed in the shape of a heart. A community mourns 14 yr old Aamir Griffin , killed by a stray bullet on the baseball court at

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – A funeral will be held today for Aamir Griffin, a 14-year-old boy killed in a stray bullet shooting while playing basketball in Queens.

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Griffin was gunned down on Saturday, Oct. 26 at the Baisley Park Houses basketball court in Jamaica. He will be laid to rest today at the Greater Allen Cathedral on Merrick Boulevard in Jamaica, Queens.

“It is not fair for the children in this community to have to see their friend in a casket,” his aunt, Akiba Griffin, told CBS2.

The Benjamin Cardozo High School freshman had just made the junior varsity basketball team days before he was killed.

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Police are searching for two suspects after 14 - year - old Aamir Griffin was shot in the neck and killed on a basketball court at a public housing complex in Queens .

16- Year - Old Boy Charged With Attempted Murder In Stray Bullet Shooting That Wounded Teenage The victim has been identified as 14 - year - old Aamir Griffin , of Queens . First responders found Griffin inside the housing complex’s basketball court suffering from a gunshot wound to the torso.

“It’s really, really sad,” said head coach Ron Naclerio.

“He used to shoot the ball really well,” sophomore Yanni Mousios said. “Recently, he actually hit a half court buzzer beater for the win.”

Police said the fatal bullet came from more than 100 yards away and was meant for someone else.

Investigators released surveillance video of two suspected gang members, ages 16 and 17, who are still on the loose.

“We know exactly who we’re after with this recent violence,” NYPD Chief Dermot Shea said last week.

Police Say Killing Of 14-Year-Old On Queens Basketball Court Was Random Shooting

  Police Say Killing Of 14-Year-Old On Queens Basketball Court Was Random Shooting A teenager on a basketball court in Queens was fatally shot and police are questioning a person of interest in the deadly shooting. © Provided by CBS Broadcasting Inc.Police say the teen was the unintended target of a random shooting, reports CBS2’s Natalie Duddridge. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) { medianetNativeAdOnArticle.getMedianetNativeAds(true); }); The victim has been identified as 14-year-old Aamir Griffin, of Queens.“Young boy. High school student. Good student. From all indications, this was a good kid.

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – A teenager on a basketball court in Queens has been killed and police are now questioning a person of interest in the deadly shooting. First responders found a 14 - year - old boy inside the housing complex’s basketball court with a gunshot wound to the neck.

A 14 - year - old boy was shot in the neck and killed late Saturday on the basketball court of a Queens housing project, police said. The victim, identified by his family as Amir Griffin , was pronounced dead at Jamaica Hospital Medical Center after being rushed there following the 8 p.m. shooting at Baisley

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Aamir Griffin (credit: Griffin Family)

Two days after Griffin’s death, 16-year-old Ashley Ermoogan was shot by a stray bullet while leaving New Dawn Charter High School.

“It didn’t feel like it was a bullet. Then I just saw the blood and just started screaming,” she told CBS2.

Police believe both shootings stemmed from the same gang feud.

A 16-year-old boy was charged with attempted murder in Ermoogan’s death, but so far no arrests have been made in Griffin’s case.

Report: Blake Griffin to make season debut on Monday .
Griffin has not played at all this season due to knee and hamstring injuries. He was cleared for all basketball activities and was practicing during the week, suggesting a return was close. ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski says the debut will happen in the Pistons’ home game against Minnesota.Griffin underwent arthroscopic surgery on his left knee in April and has a history of knee injuries. The Pistons have said they will handle the forward carefully this season due to the issues.

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