“#Man busted in connection to two fatal shootings in Brooklyn”
July 29, 2020 | 8:07am | Updated July 29, 2020 | 8:57am
Gregory P. Mango
Gregory P. Mango
Kevin C. Downs
Cops took Hason Rink, 41, into custody around 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, police said.
Investigators were bolstered by eyewitness accounts of the crimes and aided by the New York/New Jersey Regional Fugitive Task Force, cops said.
Rink was nabbed in the confines of the 73rd Precinct, which covers Brownsville, where one of the fatal shootings took place.
Deondraye Moore, 20, was blasted in the head and a 36-year-old woman injured in a shooting on New Lots Avenue near Mother Gaston Boulevard that happened the evening of July 2, cops said.
Moore was shot in the head and the woman was hit in the arm and torso, police said. Both victims were taken to Brookdale Hospital, where the man died.
Cops say Rink also fatally shot Ancil Blackman, 39, who was killed around 5:30 p.m. in front of the Miller Evangelical Christian Union Church on President Street, near the corner of Rogers Avenue, in Crown Heights.
The shooter and the victim had gotten into a fight at the location, police said at the time.
Blackman was found unresponsive with a gunshot wound to the face.
Rink has been charged with murder and criminal possession of a weapon in connection to each case, according to police. He also faces an attempted murder charge for the first case.
Rink has three prior arrests, the most recent in 2006 for an unspecified US code violation.
He was also arrested in 1993 for robbery and 2005 for marijuana possession.
He was busted amid a recent spate in citywide gunplay.
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