49-year-old shot dead on Webb Avenue

Police are looking for a suspect of the same age


It looks to be a busy murder year for the 50th Precinct after the shooting death of a 49-year-old man in Kingsbridge on Saturday.

Police say they were called to 2856 Webb Ave., just before 7:30 a.m., about a man who had been shot in the back. There, first responders say they found the man unconscious and unresponsive.

He was taken to St. Barnabas Hospital where he later died.

The victim was identified as Juan Flores, who lived in the building where he was found Saturday morning.

Police are looking for a 49-year-old man in connection with the shooting. Jose Quinones was last seen wearing a red shirt with "21" and "Puerto Rico" written on it, as well as dark shorts and dark sneakers.

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Anyone with information on this murder is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at (800) 577-8477, or submit their tips by logging online and visiting They also can text their tips to 274637, and entering "TIP577."

All calls, police say, are strictly confidential. 

This is the third homicide in the 50th this year. Two people were killed in separate incidents over a single weekend in April in both Kingsbridge Heights and Marble Hill. Keith Bailey, 30, and Ronnie Gardner, 28, lost their lives in attacks that involved both guns and knives. Two people were arrested in Gardner’s stabbing death — Jeremy Ramirez, 18, and Jeremiah N. Melendez, 16.

CORRECTION: New York Police Department officials have corrected the victim's age from the original report.

This story was updated at 10:53 p.m.

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