A serial killer on STOP was filmed approaching victims in their sleep as police in Washington DC and New York City launched an urgent manhunt for the killer.
Surveillance footage shows the moment the suspect approached a sleeping man in a sleeping bag and shot him in the head and neck before fleeing.
Mayor Eric Adams said: “The video is chilling to witness an act of cold-blooded murder. “We need to find this person and we need New Yorkers to help us.”
The NYPD and DC Metropolitan Police announced Sunday that the same man is wanted for three attacks in NYC and three in DC.
They said the suspect was targeting homeless people in two cities.
In NYC, two of the assaults were deadly, and in DC, one resulted in the victim’s death.
Shortly before the police announcement, the latest victim, an unidentified 43-year-old man, was found shot dead in Tribeca.
The latest attack happened around 7 p.m. Sunday at Greenwich Street and Mary Street in NYC. The victim was sleeping in a bag on the street when he was shot and killed.
The mayors of NYC and DC urged homeless people in two cities to seek shelter
“We will not rest until we find the individual responsible for this horrible act of taking the life of an innocent person while they slept on the street,” Adams said. “We are appealing to the public to help us deal with this case.”
Attacks in DC occurred on March 3, March 8, and March 9. The third attack was fatal when the victim was found in a burning tent with multiple bullet holes and stab wounds.
By Saturday, the gunman had moved to Manhattan and shot two homeless men in separate incidents, police said.
Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers. There is a $10,000 reward for information lead to an arrest.
Adams said a task force of officers and a homeless outreach team is focused on finding homeless people in the subways to urge them to go to shelters run by the city. owned.
Adams has also run an active campaign to clear the subways of homeless people due to the increase in crime.
In the first week, 143 people were arrested and the city’s metro had 455 people removed from trains and stations.
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https://www.the-sun.com/news/4888757/footage-shows-serial-killer-homeless-victims/ Shocking footage shows the terrified serial killer approaching victims in their sleep as police launch an urgent manhunt for the killer