Suspect arrested in fatal shooting of NYC electrician while fleeing Georgia: cops

A suspect in the deadly shooting of an electrician in Brooklyn four months ago has been arrested while fleeing Georgia, police said Sunday.

Shamar Wiltshire, 22, has escaped after allegedly shooting Ronald Ortiz, 30, four times in the chest outside a building at Boulevard Houses on Stanley Avenue near Ashford Street on September 14, police officers said.

Officers caught up with him in Stockbridge, Georgia, and he was extradited to New York on Friday, police officers said. He was awaiting a murder charge in Brooklyn Criminal Court.

Shamar Wiltshire allegedly got out of a car and shot and killed 30-year-old Ronald Ortiz, who was eating his lunch break under an awning at the Boulevard Houses in East New York at around 11:55 a.m. on September 14.
Shamar Wiltshire has been arrested in the fatal shooting of an electrician at the Boulevard Houses in Brooklyn.
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Wiltshire lived in the Boulevard Houses, near where the fatal shooting took place. There was no known motive for the killing, an NYPD spokesman said.

“The guy was on his lunch break and was shot four times,” an NYPD spokesman said of the victim. Suspect arrested in fatal shooting of NYC electrician while fleeing Georgia: cops


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