A 24-year-old Bronx man with a long wrap sheet was shot dead a few blocks away from his home. Police found with a firearm in his back pocke upon searching the dead body.
Abdul Garcia, Jr., who has 20 prior arrests on his record, was shot five times in the head and back on Hoe Avenue at Alder Avenue around 6:40 p.m. on Monday, June 4, 2012, according to police.
Abdul was also known by the nickname “Junior” and was a suspect in a recent shooting.
Garcia grew up on the lower East Side and recently moved to Morrisania with his girlfriend, son and step-son.
Anyone with information on the case should contact the Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS, or text CRIMES and then enter TIP577, or visit NYPDCrimestoppers.com.
All calls are strictly confidential.