Suspects arrested for scooter murder of 16-year-old

Two suspects were arrested for the recent murder of a 16-year-old.
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Two teens were arrested over the weekend for the alleged murder of a 16-year-old in Crotona Parkway earlier this month.

On July 17, Mekhi Williams, 19, of 2121 Belmont Ave., and a 15-year-old male were charged for the murder of  Ramon Gil- Medrano. Williams was charged with second-degree murder, first-degree gang assault, first- and second-degree conspiracy, second-degree criminal possession of a weapon and first-degree reckless endangerment, and the minor was charged with second-degree murder and second-degree criminal possession of a weapon.

On July 11, on East 178th and Valentine Avenue, Medrano, 16, of 2104 Crotona Parkway, was gunned down.

Law enforcement sources said that several men riding on scooters rode up to the location and opened fire on the teenager. Seconds later, the suspects rode away northbound along Valentine Avenue.

According to Pix11, “Gil-Medrano, was a member of the  of the 800 YGz crew of the rival Bloods and may have been killed for the earlier murder of 13-year-old Jaryan Elliott, a member of the Crips.”




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