June 14, 2020 By Christian Murray
The police have released video surveillance of a man wanted for a fatal stabbing in Jackson Heights Friday.
The footage is of a suspect who allegedly killed a 21-year-old man by stabbing him multiple times in the chest on Northern Boulevard Friday evening.
Police responded to a call at around 7:30 p.m. on June 12 that a man had been assaulted in front of 82-15 Northern Blvd. Upon arrival they found the victim with multiple wounds to the chest. He was taken to NYC Health & Hospitals/Elmhurst where he was pronounced dead.
The victim has been identified as Nicolas Caicedo-Velasquez from East Elmhurst.
The suspect is described as being of light complexion, slim build and with a beard. He was last seen wearing an orange/red polo shirt, black baseball cap, blue jeans, black sneakers and a black crossbody bag.
Anyone with information in regard to the incident is asked to call NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477). The public can also submit tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website at nypdcrimestoppers.com