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Sunnysider Killed by Woodside Resident

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A Woodside resident faces multiple charges for shooting two men, one fatally, in Sunnyside last month.

Gino Florencia, 31, who resided on 54th Street in Woodside, has been charged with murder, assault, and criminal-possession-of-a-weapon, police said.

The shooting took place at 9 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 24, in front of 45-55 48th Street. Edison Vera, 25, died of a gunshot to the chest at the scene, while Miguel Llanos, 25, is recovering from gun shots to the torso and arm.

Florencia was originally picked up by Orlando police on Oct. 27 and then extradited to the 108 Precinct on Oct. 29.

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Anonymous visitor

Yo honestly first and foremost I would like to say R.I.P Done aka dunnie, Edison Vera I gave Edison that name so if you knew him very well you might know I live on 48st my whole life done originally lived in 46 first building then he move to 49st on the other side of 48st I remember he live in 1g we go to his crib and blaze up mad L’s he would d.j I would rap he would rap we did it all day play nba live Rex his mom crib up that was my son 4 real for those that say they really knew these individuals get your facts straight I was on that 8 24hr 7 we did mad shit together I even remember playing tackle football with him in the cemetery only real 48,49,47,46 would know that and too mention geno name he play with us or against us we all grew up in this neighborhood playing man haunted all that I couldn’t believe it when I heard the news I was in my cell man God know what he does when he does it and I think I probably would have been there that day if i wasn’t incarcerated so thank the lord and done made your soul rest in peace my brother from other mother missing you but I know we will meet again some day on paradise heaven there not much more I want to write about this crazy ass day and why what who I’m keep it in the hands of the lord ..I’m done facts grew up with both of these dudes Geno should of got life in jail that should of been his sentence cause he took a life you get life … Like I said before I’m done … rip done

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shadow2

again i dont agree with wat gino did. thats not my stand point my sympothy goes out to the victems friends and family. as well as the family of gino they are not the ones to blame. gino made his own bed and now has to sleep in it. he was a good dude is all im saying i dont no wat happen to him.

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shadow2

i knew gino for some time we did together very humble indivdual dont no wat was goin through his head when he did that. he was someone who reached out to help other people, at least thats how i remember him. ill pray for you brother

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armando vega

to those innorant whom dont know i going to tell them gino’s family dont be so could gino have a good famillyhis father and tother dit everithing for him exacly they. cant not be fallow them every were are yuo crasy o what happen to the people only now to point the i am sure were are theyfind out yours relative what are they doing tell the police were are they thanks

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highdro

GOD BE WITH YU EDISON LoVE YOU my dog rest in heaven….
Viejo yu b good yur day coming my g hold yur head
True four eight og

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nel

all i have to say is…. who ever saw what happen that day and saw that he was the one who shot edison please come out say it… i know he spoke to you and said not to speak because he doesn’t what to do the time for takling this person life, but keep in mind if he’s let out again he will do this again i want justice for our family… my question is what would you do if it was one of your famly member’s who was killed and somebody tells you not to speak…. Please come out and testify again him we need justice….

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anonymous1010

i think that everyone should have resolved their own problems not by fucking killing somebody! ARE U SERIOUS? and in my aparment omfg! that day was annoying!!!!!!!!!!!!

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truth

sunnyside south you full of shit….come to da hood an see hows is like…ill bet u wont last a week…you wud loose ur man hood faggot.

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KEEP IT REAL

FOR ALL OF YA’LL WHO POSTING SHIT AND ARE BACKING GINO UP! AND FEEL HE IS A REAL FRIEND TO YOU. WHY DONT U POST UR NAMES?? ARE U ASHAMED OF WHAT HE DID? IF IT WAS HIM IN THE COUFIN.. HOW WOULD U REACT? REGARDLESS GINO IS DONE!! HE LIFE IS OVER. AT LEAST EDISON IS RESTING IN PEACE. GINO IS GIONG TO HAVE TO FACE HIS DEMONS FOR THE REST OF HIS LIFE. AND THATS STILL TO LITTLE.!!

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ANONYMOUS09

STOP SNITCHING!! WHEN UR IN THE SAME SITUATION I HOPE I HAVE INFO THAT MIGHT GIVE UR LOVED ONE JUSTICE AND I WILL JUST HOLD IT BACK. EVEN IF UR NOT TALKING CAUSE U GOT NO MORTALS, NO SOUL!! TRUST ME HOMEBOY!! THERE ARE PLENTY OF PEOPLE WHO ARE!! SO GET OVER UR FRIEND~~ HE IS DONE!! TOO BAD HE WONT GET TO SEE HIS KID GROW UP AND SPEND FATHER SON TIME TOGETHER. BUT THAT WAS HIS CHOICE ANYWAY!!

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Anonymous

STOP SNITCHING…… STOP SNITCHING….. ONE BRIGHT EARLY MORNING THREE (GOONS) MET ON THE CORNER OF 48ST AND 47AVE……..

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Anonymous3030

I agree with Anonymous09 , it doesn’t give him the right to cut someone life short, and i hope he get’s a life sentence for what he did all he cares about is him and only him , he doesn’t care for the one’s who love him , i spoke to him the other day and the way he sound over the phone is like he didn’t do nothing wrong and he laugh’s like nothing and what got fucking mad the way he came out and said why r u crying over spolied milk and i have to think out my girl who’s life is in danger, he didn’t even think about his son, NO MAN THAT SAY’S HE LOVE HIS CHILD MORE THEN EVERYTHING IN THIS WORLD WOULDN’T COME OUT AND SAY THAT HE IS A HEARTLESS PERSON AND PEOPLE LIKE SHOULD BE OFF THE STREETS FOR GOOD SO I HOPE HE ROTS IN JAIL FOR LIFE AND I KNOW HIS GIRL IS READING THIS , THIS IS THE KIND OF PERSON YOU WANT TO BE WITH THINK ABOUT YOURSELF CAUSE HIS LIFE IS OVER AND IF YOU WANT THAT LOAD OF DATING A MURDER, THINKG ABOUT THIS A MURDER IS MURDER AND WHAT MAKE YOU THAT HE WON’T THINK TWICE BEFORE DOING IT AGAIN!!!!!! THIS IS FROM A WOMEN TO ANOTHER WOMEN GIVING YOU ADVICE. SO CUT OFF THE LIFE LINE ON HIM…….

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ANONYMOUS09

TO ANONYMOUS98.. I RESPECT YOU STAYING BY YOUR FRIENDS SIDE. BUT I KNEW EDISON VERY WELL. HE WAS TRYING TO CHANGE HIS LIFE AND GET THE FUCK UP OUT OF HERE!! HE WAS ALREADY STARTING TO MAKE MOVES. BUT IT DIDNT HAPPEN SOON ENOUGH. ITS SAD TO SEE THAT GINO DIDNT THINK ABOUT HIS WIFE AND SON FIRST!! I JUST WANT U TO KNOW THAT AT LEAST GINO IS STILL ALIVE!!!!! HIS FAMILY AND FRIENDS WILL AT LEAST GET TO SEE HIM, HUG HIM, CRY, LAUGH, HEAR HIS VOICE, TELL HIM THEY LOVE HIM!!!!! EDISON’S FAMILY WILL NEVER HAVE THAT AGAIN!!!!!! SO YES TWO WRONGS DONT MAKE A RIGHT… BUT IT DOESNT GIVE A MAN THE RIGHT TO CUT SOMONE’ LIFE SHORT!!

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Anonymous98

As i sit here and read everybody comment i am the only person who really know’s him , i see people are saying that the victims has it coming and that gino’s patince where tested but once again two wrong don’t make right, people just love running there mouth and blaming his parent, Gino has a every loving family and wife and son who always standing by his side, pointing at his parent like there at fault doen’t make it right, i told and plead him to move out of NYC , and now look at this ,it happen again in the same block that got him his first bid of 8 ys and look now a one and six months later . i went to I.S.125 in the early 90’s and yes the police should be round more offen and i know 48 st is know as new jack city . i stand by his side and for the Vera Family my thoughts and prayer are with you , i end this note with they are two side to a story.( and for those that say that they know what really happen and if you are his real friend they you should come out and tell the truth).

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Anonymous

NO ONE IS SAYING THAT THE VICTIMS WERE SAINTS.. BUT.. IF GINO’S PATIENCE WAS TESTED SO MUCH, WHY NOT JUST FUCK THEM UP!! HE IS A BIG GUY!! SO HE COULDNT HANDLE THE EMOTIONS AND CHOSE TO PLAY GOD!!! HOW MANY PEOPLE LOOSE IT…. BUT DONT MURDER PEOPLE!! IF YOU CAN PULL A TRIGGER MORE THAN ONCE, THATS JUST PART OF YOUR NATURE!! REGARDLESS IT DOESNT MATTER WHAT WE THINK. THE GUY WHO COULDNT HANDLE HIS EMOTIONS WILL BE GOING AWAY FOR A LONG TIME!!

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JUSTICE

INNOCENT UNTIL PROVEN GUILTY????? ARE YOU SERIOUS. HE IS DOING TIME!!! HE IS NOT GETTING OUT ANYTIME SOON. HIS OWN SO CALLED FRIENDS FLIPPED ON HIM AND SHOUTED HIM OUT!! SO I THINK JUSTICE IS DONE!!!

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BORN FREE

its crazy how everyone here wants to talk about how good people were… everyones born innocent & everyone does things to change that. everyone does their dirt & its on them how dirty they really get but no one ever knows how far a person will really go and with that said, maybe people should think twice before testing someones patience. someone might not be that extreme to be a killer but once buttons are pushed theres no telling what u might create.

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woodside on the move

come on people… we cant be here blaming him alone as if those 2 dingleberries were angels! do u people think he just flipped out & did it for no reason? maybe u should think about what they say, “EVERYTHING HAPPENS FOR A REASON”.

FREE GINO

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angie

hes so fukn stupid. Gino dug his whole even deeper trying to pay a undercover to kill the witness. So please Gina is scum. And getting all he deserves. RIP Munch!

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woodside on the move

did it ever cross anyones mind that gino might have had a reason to what he did?

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sunnyside_south

unaware of what he was doing? was he sleep walking when he passed by the building and pulled the trigger? or did he think he was holding a candy bar instead of a gun? give me a break. im sure he was a “good guy” at one time, but he’s a murderer, plain and simple. that’s the problem w. our society – personal accountability has gone out the window. blame the parents, blame circumstances, blame anyone but the guy who got a gun and pulled the trigger.

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Arcangel

this is what happens when bad parents who are not there for you cause. I knew gino for a long time. He was a good guy. I was shocked to here he was involved in a murder. My condolences to the family of Edison Vera. Gino was unaware of what he was doing. He must of did first, thought later.

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Anonymous

gino is a good guy. I don’t know what happened to him. i think bad friends changed him into something he is not.

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Arcangel

this is what happens when bad parents who are not there for you cause. I knew gino for a long time. He was a good guy. I was shocked to here he was involved in a murder. My condolences to the family of Edison Vera. Gino was unaware of what he was doing. He did first, thought later.

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micki

wow that’s scary but good that they got him. btw, where was the address published? We live across the street from that house, and didn’t even know this guy lived there.

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sunnyside_south

Glad they got this thug before he could get any further. However, it would probably help if the 108 patrolled that area once in a while. I probably see a patrol car go through the area once a week, if that, aside from the constant meal trips to Pio Pio.

Thanks to sunnysidepost for following this story, which didn’t really get a lot of coverage in the daily papers.

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jimm

Gonna spend a long time regretting what he did. Like every night the cell doors close behind him. No more freedom

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