A 28-year-old suspect was taken into custody Tuesday in connection with a string of three shootings in New York City.
Sundance Oliver was being hunted in a massive manhunt that sparked level three mobilization.
He was wanted in connection with a string of three shootings within 24 hours, including the homicide of a 17-year-old girl in a Crown Heights apartment and a 21-year-old man in a Lower Manhattan apartment. As well as shooting a 96-year-old bystander during a robbery attempt, Oliver was accused of shooting a non-fatal bystander.
The suspect, who has reportedly been arrested 12 times, allegedly opened fire on a 96-year-old man in Brooklyn while attempting to rob a female.
Hours later, he shot and killed a 17-year-old girl in a crowded Brooklyn apartment after shooting a 21-year-old man on the sixth floor of a Lower Manhattan apartment building.
According to NYPD Commissioner Keechant Sewell, he is 28 years old, light-skinned, Black, and approximately 6’2″ tall with a slim build. “He has the letters M and G tattooed beneath his right eye, and a large green rose flower tattoo on the right side of his neck with the words ‘rich 4 ever’ above it. He is considered armed and extremely dangerous.”
As the NYPD tweeted Tuesday morning, “This suspect is now wanted for an additional homicide. He is considered armed and dangerous. If you see him, call 911 immediately.”
After attempting to rob a female, the shooter fired a shot at the female. However, the bullet struck an elderly male victim instead, police said. The suspect fled on foot.
An officer from the 5th precinct responded to a 911 call that a man was shot multiple times inside an apartment building in Lower Manhattan at 2:40 p.m. A male was found shot on the sixth floor of the building. A short time later, the victim was pronounced dead at a local hospital.
Another 911 call about a female shot in the Kingsborough Houses in Brooklyn was received by officers at the 73rd precinct shortly before midnight. Police confirmed that a female had been shot in the chest at the location. She was taken to a hospital, where she died at 12:45 a.m. Police said the shooter was the same in all three cases.