Police Hunting for Suspect in Fatal Bronx Shooting

By Jess Wisloski on December 1, 2012 4:53pm 

WEST FARMS — Police are looking for a man they think is behind the shooting death of a 20-year-old man in West Farms on Friday.

The victim, Paris Thomas, 20, was found at 9 a.m. at 1010 E. 178th Street, his legs and torso riddled with bullets, on Nov. 30, police said.

Thomas, who lived just a few blocks away on E. 180th Street, was rushed to St. Barnabus Hospital but determined to be dead on arrival.

Police said the suspect is 25 to 30 years old, 6 feet tall, and has a tattoo under his right eye. In the surveillance video, he appears to pull up at the building in a red, late model, Chevy Truck.

He is seen on the video wearing a black leather jacket with a bright design on the back and camouflage pants, and enters the location carrying a large cardboard box while talking on a cellphone.

Anyone with information in regards to the crime is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS (8477) or to submit tips by visiting the Crime Stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM.
 

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