The New York City Police Department is asking the public’s assistance identifying the following unidentified individual depicted in the attached surveillance photograph regarding the below listed homicide that occurred within the confines of the 77th Precinct in Brooklyn.

Details are as follows.

On Saturday, April 11, 2020, at approximately 2002 hours, police responded to a 911 call for a male shot in the vicinity of 236 Buffalo Avenue, in the confines of the 77th Precinct.

Upon arrival, officers discovered an unconscious 31-year-old male with a gunshot wound to the head.

EMS removed the victim to NYC Health & Hospitals / Kings County, where he was pronounced deceased.

Folllwing proper family notification, the deceased has been identified as follows.


Paul Hoilett
1320 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11216

The suspect is described as a male, medium complexion, approximately 5’8″ tall, weighing 170 lbs., thin build with short hair.

The unidentified idividual was last seen wearing a red hooded sweatshirt, a white t-shirt, blue jeans and white sneakers.

He was last seen fleeing in a white Jeep Renegade SUV.

A surveillance photograph of the suspect is attached and available at DCPI.

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), followed by entering TIP577.

All tips will be kept strictly confidential.


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