Anthony Hennis and his younger brother are being sought by police for robbing passengers at a 3 train stop in Brownsville. Hennis, whose 16-month-old son Antiq Hennis was shot and killed September 1 with a bullet meant for his father, reportedly snatched a watch off a teen’s arm on the train with the help of his 20-year-old younger brother Ammany Hennis. You know what they say: the family that gangbangs together, hangs together (right?)
Hennis and his younger brother allegedly punched the 19-year-old travelling with his pregnant sister right after taking his jewelry. But it didn’t stop there. Hennis, being the #1 all-star that he is, threatened to slap around the pregnant woman who tried to protect her sibling.
The killing of Hennis’ son on September 1 cast a pall over the city just ahead of the annual West Indian Day Parade. But in the days that followed, it was the refusal of the self-proclaimed “super gangbanger” to cooperate with police in the investigation of the murder of his young child that made headlines.
Eventually weeklong manhunt tracked suspected shooter Daquan Breland down in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, no thanks to the boy’s dad, who was the shooting’s intended target.
At one point, Hennis tried to get to get the Daily News to pay for an interview.
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This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on October 7, 2013