Homicide Arrest –
Police said that they have arrested a 55-year-old Brooklyn man in the fatal shooting of a 64-year-old Jamaica man in October.
Dwayne Ling, who lives on Albany Avenue in Brooklyn, was arrested on Jan. 10 and charged with murder, robbery, assault and criminal possession of a loaded firearm, police said.
Just before 10:20 a.m. on Oct. 23, police responded to a 911 call for a robbery at 98-21 101st Ave. in Jamaica. Upon arrival, police discovered the body of Hani Kasem, who lived on 166th Street in Jamaica, with a gunshot wound to his head and a 32-year-old man with bruises and lacerations to his face and head.
EMS responded and transported Kasem to Jamaica Hospital, where he died on Oct. 24. The 32-year-old was treated at the scene for minor injuries. The investigation is ongoing.