By Theodore Parisienne Posted – 4:05PM / Updated 10:53PM
24yr old Tyrell Simms was pronounced dead at Jamaica Hospital after he was accidentally shot in the head by his 46yr old accomplice when both men attempted to rob a 38yr old man outside of the New York City Housing Authority South Jamaica Houses Complex at 106-06 160th Street in Queens.
Simms, who authorities said lives in Brooklyn, and his cohort were committing the brazen act in broad daylight, at about 1:13PM, but their dastardly actions did not work out in their favor.
NYPD Officers were quickly on scene and gave chase to the fleeing 46yr old accomplice, nabbing him just a few blocks away.
A black semi automatic handgun, with its’ serial number clearly visible, was recovered by Cops just half a block away from the shooting. The 38yr old man who was targeted by the pair managed to escape the ordeal without any injuries.
According to the NYPD, charges are expected to be laid against the arrested accomplice.
42yr old fugitive Joshua Stuart, who lives in Kerhonkson, NY, is seen here sporting a white Tyvek suit as he is lead out of the 68th Precinct in Brooklyn on Tuesday. Stuart began his run from the law after he fired shots at Police Officers last Friday in upstate Ellenville, New York.
Reports indicate that he fled Ellenville using a stolen vehicle and headed straight to the Borough of Brooklyn. On the morning of Monday October 1, he allegedly robbed a bodega at gun point on 3rd Avenue near 83rd Street in Brooklyn. He was spotted and nabbed by Officers later Monday evening.
Two New York State Troopers were on hand for the walkout and accompanied the transport. Stuart will face Federal charges as follows: Robbery, Criminal Possession of a Weapon, Criminal Possession of Stolen Property, and Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance.
42yr old fugitive Joshua Stuart is taken from the 68th Precinct in Brooklyn on Tuesday October 2, 2018. (Credit: Theodore Parisienne)