Douglas Pugh, 40, Arrested For The Murder Of Arturo Scott, 41

Published on November 17, 2021, 10:28 am
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On Saturday, January 23, 2021, at approximately 1927 hours, police responded to a 911 call of a male, shot inside of 675 Lincoln Avenue, within the confines of the 75th Precinct in Brooklyn.

Upon arrival, officers observed a 41-year-old male with a gunshot wound to the jaw.

EMS responded to the location and transported the victim to Brookdale Hospital, in critical condition.

Pursuant to an ongoing investigation, on Friday, February 05, 2021, within the confines of the 75th Precinct, the following 40-year-old male individual had been arrested and charged.


Douglas Pugh
address withheld
Brooklyn, NY 11208


  • assaults;
  • attempted murder;
  • criminal possession of a weapon: loaded firearm.

The victim succumbed to his injuries on Friday, August 13, 2021, at Centilena Hospital in Inglewood, CA.

The incident has been deemed a homicide.

Following proper family notification, the deceased has been identified as indicated.


Arturo Scott
address withheld
Bronx, NY 10457

The investigation remains ongoing.

All charges are merely accusations and all defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.

Anyone with information related to this incident is asked to call the NYPD‘s Crime Stoppers hotline at 1800577TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 188857PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stopperswebsite or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

All tips will be kept strictly confidential.


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