Cops Seek Man Who Drove Away From Scene Of Bronx Father's Fatal Shooting


Cops released a photo Saturday of a man wanted for questioning in the fatal shooting of a Bronx father.

Police are looking for 25-year-old Elijah Smith, who was last seen driving away from scene after Duro Akil was killed in Williamsbridge Monday night.


Akil took a bullet to the torso when a man fired a shot through his building’s front door on E. 219th St. around 10:20 p.m., according to cops.

He was rushed to Jacobi Medical Center and died on Wednesday, officials said.

Bronx dad has fatal heart attack after son dies from bullet wound

His father Okera Ras I, 54, died of a heart attack the same day, devastated family members told the Daily News.

Cops said that Smith was last seen in a grey four door sedan with Connecticut plates.

Police have offered a $2,500 award for any information leading to an arrest or indictment in Akil's death.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS.

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Source : http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/nyc-crime/cops-seek-man-drove-bronx-father-fatal-shooting-article-1.3407397

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