NYPD Identify Suspect After Double Homicide in Staten Island

March 25, 2016 Updated: March 25, 2016
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Police have identified Anthony Morales as a suspect in the March 24 shooting that left two dead in the Mariner’s Harbor section of Staten Island, according to a written statement by the NYPD’s Office of the Deputy Commissioner for Public Information (DCPI).

The statement said the shooting occurred at approximately 6:10 p.m. in front of 14 Roxbury St.

Upon arrival, police found 47-year-old Adelle Rivera, shot once in the head, and her son, 21-year-old Anthony Rivera, shot three times in the head—as well as an unidentified 22-year-old, who was shot three times in the leg.

Morales is possibly driving a black 2013 Hyundai Elantra with Pennsylvania license plates.

Emergency Medical Services transported all three victims to Richmond University Medical Center in West Brighton where the mother and son were pronounced deceased.

The 22-year-old was listed under critical but stable condition.

Police said Morales is possibly driving a black 2013 Hyundai Elantra with Pennsylvania license plates, JWM6448.

A DCPI spokesman has confirmed Morales is listed as a suspect, and that the investigation is active and ongoing.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers hot line at 800-577-TIPS (8477); visit the Crime Stoppers website or text tips to CRIMES (274637) then enter TIP577.