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Brooklyn Man Arrested for Shooting Neighbor to Death, Cops Say

By Alan Neuhauser | August 2, 2012 8:05am

BROOKLYN — A 22-year-old man was arrested Wednesday in the fatal shooting of a neighbor over a basketball game, police said.

Nolan Wells, 22, was busted for allegedly gunning down Jawaad Muhammad, 23, Monday night in front of 852 E. 37th St., police said.

A Crime Stoppers tip led to the arrest, cops said.

Wells, who lived barely 500 feet from Muhummad in a neighborhood of individual two- and three-family homes, allegedly shot his neighbor in the torso after the two fought over a basketball game, police said.

Wells, who sources said has three prior arrests, was charged with murder and criminal possession of a weapon.