NEW YORK, NY. (THECOUNT) — Joseph Evans, of Staten Island, New York, has been identified as the victim in a Saturday fatal shooting in New York.

Evans, 22, was shot and killed near Staten Island Saturday evening.


According to reports, Evans was on-foot in the area of Victory Boulevard and Cebra Avenue, near his Clark Lane home in Tompkinsville, when he was shot multiple times by an unknown male.

Evans was transported to an area hospital where he was later pronounced dead of gunshot injuries.

The suspect was described by officials as a male with a dark complexion, last seen wearing a red jacket, police said.

The hunt for the shooter is ongoing.

Anyone with possible information on the deadly incident should contact police at 911.


Geo quick facts: Staten Island is the southernmost of New York City’s 5 boroughs. It is connected to Lower Manhattan via the Staten Island Ferry, which runs across New York Harbor. Staten Island Zoo is home to kangaroos, birds of prey and snakes. The Snug Harbor Cultural Center and Botanical Garden features flower beds, Greek revival buildings and art galleries. Its grounds also include the Staten Island Children’s Museum – wikipedia.

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