IS teenager charged with murder in New York recording studio


MANHATTAN (PIX11) – A Staten Island teenager is the third suspect arrested in the double homicide near a Manhattan recording studio in May, police said Thursday.

Justin Rodriguez, 18, was arrested Thursday and charged with murder in the fatal shooting of Devon Dillahunt, 24, and Kamir King, 34, in Midtown on May 5, authorities said.

New Jersey residents Daniel Williams, 21, and Kabal Reyes, 25, were arrested earlier this month and are also charged with murder, police said.

King was found with a gunshot wound to the head inside a recording studio at 354 West 37th St. and Dillahunt was found shot in the stomach outside 350 West 37th St., officials said.

Both men were taken by EMS to hospital, where they were pronounced dead. A gun was recovered near where Dillahunt was killed, police said.

Police previously released photos of four suspects who allegedly fled the scene. One remains free.

Submit information to police by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), visiting, by downloading the NYPD Crime Stoppers mobile app or by texting 274637 (CRIMES) and entering TIP577. Spanish-speaking callers are asked to dial 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).


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