Aamir Griffin Wiki
Aamir Griffin was murdered Saturday night in the Jamaica section of Queens, while at a playground basketball court.
He was taken to a local hospital where the victim was pronounced dead.
The victim is identified as Aamir Griffin, according to the Daily News.
Aamir Griffin Age
He was 14 years old.
Aamir Griffin Education
Griffin, who just started at Benjamin Cardozo High School in Bayside, dreamed of reaching the NBA.
Aamir Griffin Murder
Daily News says a person of interest was quickly apprehended.
They say that person may be attached to other recent shootings in the vicinity.
A witness saw the commotion.
‘I looked out the window, and I saw that kid lying on the ground,’ she told the Daily News. ‘I saw the cops pumping his chest from my window.’
Police say the 14-year-old who has not been identified was found just after 8 p.m. with a wound to the neck.
Cops were responding to Baisley Park Houses for a call report of an assault in the rear of the complex when they discovered the teenager shot.
No arrests have been made, but the Daily News says a person of interest was quickly apprehended.
A large police presence Saturday night outside a housing complex in Jamaica, Queens, where a person of interest in custody for the murdering a teenager
Officers cordon off the road leading to the Baisley Park Houses, where a 14-year-old was shot and killed
Police investigate after a 14-year-old was killed by a gunshot to the neck. A person of interest was apprehended
Aamir Griffin Family Statement
‘He told his mom he was going to buy her a car and a house,’ the victim’s mother’s boyfriend Larry Jervis told the Daily News.
The victim’s profile picture says ‘Basketball Never Stops.’
One neighbor spoke about the boy’s murder.
‘He was a good kid, just a young, good kid … I’ve seen him with a trophy,’ she told the Daily News.
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