Somebody Got Murdered: Queens Teen Charged with Killing Rival
View Larger Map
DATE: Friday Sept. 18, 2009 at 10:56 p.m.
LOCATION: 23-21 94th street, Queens.
A Queens teenager has been arrested for allegedly shooting a 21-year-old rival late Friday, the police say. Chris Oliva, 16, of 94th Street allegedly pulled out a gun and fired into a parked car, killing Rahmeek Johnson, 21, of Waltham Street. Oliva was arrested on murder and weapons charges. Johnson was taken to Elmhurst Hospital where he was declared dead.
The Daily News reports that Oliva and Johnson had been arguing earlier in the evening. It's unclear what the fight was about. Oliva's mother claimed to the News that her son had felt "threatened for weeks and wanted to strike before they got to him."
If you know anything about this case or the victim, drop us a line at email@example.com.
Get the This Week's Top Stories Newsletter
Every week we collect the latest news, music and arts stories — along with film and food reviews and the best things to do this week — so that you’ll never miss Village Voice's biggest stories.
- We Found the Most Fascinating (and Depressing) Site on the Internet
- This Brooklyn Local is Making a Web Series about Growing Weed
- New York City's Food Pantries Are Struggling to Keep Up With a Growing Demand For Meals