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Victim in Queens double homicide was wanted for questioning in gang-related killing the day of his death: sources

By THOMAS TRACY and JOHN ANNESE NEW YORK DAILY NEWS |AUG 27, 2019 | 7:46 PM

Victim in Queens double homicide was wanted for questioning in gang-related killing the day of his death: sources

Police investigate a double fatal shooting on 255th St. near 149th Drive in Queens on Aug. 26, 2019. (Gardiner Anderson/for New York Daily News

A reputed Queens gang member who was executed in a drive-by double homicide Monday night was wanted for questioning in a similar slaying in the borough nearly six hours earlier, police sources said Tuesday.

Investigators were looking to speak with Antoine Folkes, 23, a reputed member of the Queens-based SNOW Gang, when a gunman in a white SUV riddled his car with bullets on a Rosedale street Monday night, sources said. He and another man, Marcellus Shields, 21, died on the scene, sources said. Read More.

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