22-Y-O jailed in Queens for murder of Guyanese man

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NY Daily News -A 22-year-old man captured in Pennsylvania and accused of being an accomplice in New York City’s first murder of 2017 has been charged and jailed in Queens, officials said Saturday.

Dreshaun Smith was ordered held without bail following a brief arraignment hearing Friday night in Queens Criminal Court, officials said.

Prosecutors charged him with murder, robbery and assault for his role in the shooting death of 31-year-old Ricky Kalisaran.

Smith and Shakim Allen, 23, were trying to rob Kalisaran and his brother on 124th St. in South Richmond Hill about 3:30 a.m. on Jan. 2 when Allen shot them both, according to police.

The brother, 24-year-old Sunny Kalisaran, was blasted in the back but survived. He was wearing a flashy gold chain believed to have caught the shooter’s eye, officials said.

Allen was arrested in Queens on Jan. 11 and is being held without bail on Rikers Island on murder charges.

Members of the Pocono Mountain Regional Police picked up Smith in Monroe County — about 110 miles from Queens — on Jan. 12, officials said.

 

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