Cambria Heights New Year’s Eve shooter in custody

NEW YORK, NY – The gunman wanted for shooting a 17-year-old male on New Year’s Eve in the Cambria section of Queens has been arrested by officers from the NYPD’s 105th Precinct.

Michael Tiru, 23, was arrested and charged with attempted assault, criminal weapons possession and reckless endangerment.

Tiru shot the 17-year-old in the abdomen in the area of Linden Boulevard and 228th Street at around 11:45 pm on New Year’s Eve.

Police said Tiru, and possibly others, opened fire in the direction of a group of people standing near the intersection.

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