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NYPD: Search Continues for Trio That Fatally Shot Girl in Head

Authorities urge anyone with information in regard to this incident is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782)

What to Know

  • Authorities are still searching for three individuals who shot a 16-year-old girl in the head, a grave injury that ultimately killed her, two weeks ago, the NYPD said.
  • Claudia Quatey, of Queens, was struck in the head on May 10 at around 8:29 p.m. on Lucas Street in St. Albans, when three unidentified individuals shot a firearm before running away. She passed away the next day, prompting the case to be investigated as a homicide.
  • Authorities urge anyone with information in regard to this incident is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). All calls are confidential.

Authorities are still searching for three individuals who shot a 16-year-old girl in the head, a grave injury that ultimately killed her, two weeks ago, the NYPD said.

Claudia Quatey, of Queens, was struck in the head on May 10 at around 8:29 p.m. on Lucas Street in St. Albans, when three unidentified individuals shot a firearm before running away. She passed away the next day, prompting the case to be investigated as a homicide.

Police describe the first individual as a male with a slim build and anywhere between 5'11" and 6 feet tall, last seen wearing a white mask, black and gray hooded sweatshirt, gray sweatpants, and red sneakers.

The second individual is described as a male, also with a slim build, and about 5' 10" tall. He was last seen wearing a black mask, gray hooded sweatshirt, dark colored sweatpants, and red sneakers, according to police.

The third individual is described as a male with a medium build, about 5' 6" tall. He was last seen wearing a black mask, navy hooded sweatshirt, black pants, and black and white sneakers.  

Authorities urge anyone with information in regard to this incident is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). All calls are confidential.

The news of the ongoing search comes in the heels of another shooting in which the victim was a minor.

A 13-year-old boy declared brain-dead after being shot in the head at a Staten Island playground Friday afternoon has died, the NYPD said Tuesday as it declared his case a homicide investigation.

Sources say a 17-year-old is now in custody. Details on the charges weren't immediately clear, but investigators allege he is connected to the shooting that killed Jamoure Harrell. 

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