Tommy Gomez, Queens 19-Year-Old, Sought In Attempted Murder
Cops are asking for the public's help in finding Tommy Gomez, a 19-year-old from Queens who is suspected of shooting a 17-year-old in the stomach on September 9. The shooting happened shortly after 11 p.m. on Bleecker Street and Cypress Avenue in Ridgewood. Gomez and four other men all approached the victim and Gomez took out a gun and shot him one time in the stomach, then fled into an apartment building at 1703 Himrod Street. The four accomplices were all arrested but Gomez remains at large.
The victim was taken to the hospital in stable condition.
Gomez's Facebook profile lists his favorite quotation as "Girl's just like buses. Miss one in the next 15 one cominqq" and his interests, ironically, as "Criminal Justice."
Another photo of the suspect, via his Facebook:
Anyone know knows where Gomez could be is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS. You can also submit tips at www.nypdcrimestoppers.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
Sat., Nov. 28, 8:00pm
Sun., Nov. 29, 9:45am
Sun., Nov. 29, 10:00am
Sun., Nov. 29, 12:00pm
- 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