Bronx DA: Bronx Man Who Was On The Run For Two Years Sentenced To 12 Years In Prison For Deadly 2015 Shooting

BRONX MAN WHO WAS ON THE RUN FOR TWO YEARS SENTENCED TO 12 YEARS IN PRISON FOR DEADLY 2015 SHOOTING

Defendant Pleaded Guilty to Manslaughter

 

Bronx District Attorney Darcel D. Clark today announced that a Bronx man has been sentenced to 12 years in prison for fatally shooting a man in 2015 on a street in Fordham Manor in broad daylight.

 

District Attorney Clark said, “The defendant shot a 24-year-old man over a dispute involving drugs. The defendant was on the run for two years but justice caught up with him and he was sentenced today for the gun violence he carried out on our streets.”

 

District Attorney Clark said the defendant, Kadeem Carty, 26, of 2605 Grand Avenue, wassentenced today to 12 years in prison and 5 years post-release supervision by Bronx Supreme Court Justice James McCarty. The defendant pleaded guilty to first-degree Manslaughter on March 20, 2019 before Bronx Supreme Court Justice Fernando Camacho.

 

According to the investigation, on September 20, 2015, at 194th Street and Briggs Avenue, the defendant shot David Hooks, 24, twice in the lower back. Video surveillance of the day of the incident shows the victim and another man chasing the defendant. Carty then turned around and shot at the two men. The victim was taken to St. Barnabas Hospital where he died shortly afterwards. The defendant fled and was arrested on November 20, 2017 in Pennsylvania. 

 

The case was prosecuted by Assistant District Attorney Felicity Lung, Homicide Counsel, under the supervision of Christine Scaccia, Chief of the Homicide Bureau, and the overall supervision of James Brennan, Deputy Chief of the Trial Division, and Theresa Gottlieb, Chief of the Trial Division.District Attorney Clark thanked Beryl Wright, Clerical Associate in the Homicide Bureau, for her assistance. District Attorney Clark thanked NYPD Detectives John Feretti and Robert Klein of Bronx Homicide for their assistance in the case.

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