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Gang Members Who Killed Man ‘Like an Animal’ Sought: NYPD

What to Know

  • A group of alleged gang members were caught on video hunting a 21-year-old man down “like an animal” before shooting him to death

  • Taquan Eversley, 21, of Brooklyn, was shot to death in broad daylight behind a home on Elton Street in East New York on March 19

  • Police have made one arrest in connection with Eversley's death but are still searching for the other suspects

A group of alleged gang members were caught on video hunting a 21-year-old man down “like an animal” before shooting him to death, the NYPD says.

Taquan Eversley, 21, of Brooklyn, was shot to death in broad daylight behind a home on Elton Street in East New York on March 19, the NYPD said.

Police are now searching for the gang members they say chased him down the streets and through at least one backyard before shooting him five times, killing him.

Eversley was walking down New Lots Avenue by himself when he saw the group, according to police. A series of surveillance videos show the suspects waving their guns as they run down a sidewalk, past a home, through an alleyway and into a backyard while chasing him.

Eversley tries to hop a fence behind a home, but gets slowed down by barbed wire, video shows. Thats when his attackers catch up to him and shoot him, according to police.

WANTED FOR MURDER: multiple subjects wanted for this brutal & brazen gang murder which left a young man dead in the East NY section of Brooklyn on March 19, 5:15pm. If you know any of these individuals or have info, call CRIMESTOPPERS @NYPDTips 800-577-TIPS #YourCityYourCallpic.twitter.com/ATkl7CCZAM

— Chief Dermot F. Shea (@NYPDDetectives) Read More – Source

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