Fourth Squad Detectives are investigating a robbery that occurred on Sunday, March 6, 2022, at 3:19 pm in Oceanside.
According to detectives, an unknown male entered Da Smoke Spot located at 230 Merrick Road. The subject confronted a male employee, 26, and an argument ensued. The subject displayed a handgun and discharged two (2) rounds. The victim was struck once in the chest and the subject fled the scene in an unknown direction.
The victim was transported to an area hospital and is listed in stable condition.
The subject is described as a male, approximately 5’9” tall, with a light complexion. He was wearing a grey hooded sweatshirt, blue jeans, a baseball hat and had a black mask covering his face. The subject carrying a black/red duffle bag on his shoulder and a second black bag across his chest.
Detectives request anyone with information regarding the above incident to contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS or call 911. All callers will remain anonymous.
Further investigation reveals that the subject fled west on Merrick Road in a 2019 to 2021 red Acura SUV. The female in the attached photo was a front passenger. She is described as being a female hispanic, 18 to 25 years of age with a slim build. She was wearing a blue shirt, black sweatpants, black face mask and white slippers.
Previously arrested on Friday, March 11, 2022, Defendant Jennifer Crespin-Gomes, 20, of 2803 38th Street, Astoria was arrested and charged with Attempted Murder 2nd Degree, two (2) counts of Attempted Robbery 1st Degree, Conspiracy 2nd Degree, and two (2) counts of Assault 1st Degree.
On Monday, April 10, 2023 at 6:00 am Fourth Squad Detectives assisted by the Fugitive Squad responded to 51-15 Reeder Street, Queens and located Yunus S. Irwan, 19, and placed him under arrest without incident. Defendant Yunus S. Irwan is charged with Attempted Murder 2nd Degree, two (2) counts of Attempted Robbery 1st Degree, two (2) counts of Assault 1st Degree, Conspiracy 2nd Degree, Criminal Possession of a Firearm, two (2) counts of Criminal Possession of a Weapon 2nd Degree, two (2) counts of Criminal Use of a Firearm 1st Degree, and Aggravated Criminal Possession of a Weapon. He will be arraigned on Tuesday, April 11, 2023, in First District Court 99 Main Street Hempstead.