You are reading

Cops Arrest Man Wanted for Fatal Shooting in East Elmhurst Last Month

Photo: Unsplash (Courtesy of Bill Oxford)

June 10, 2021 By Christian Murray

Police arrested a man Tuesday who allegedly shot and killed his victim inside a well-known drug den in East Elmhurst last month.

Asa Wright, 37, of Ditmars Boulevard in East Elmhurst, allegedly shot 30-year-old Michael Moran in the throat and chest inside a house on 94th Street near 30th Avenue at about 11:35 p.m. on Sunday, May 30.

When police arrived at the scene, Moran was unconscious and unresponsive. He was taken to NYC Health + Hospitals/Elmhurst where he was pronounced dead.

Wright has been charged with murder, manslaughter, unlawfully imprisonment and criminal possession of a gun.

email the author: [email protected]

One Comment

Click for Comments 
Anonymous

Asa wright !!!! It can’t be …He may be a drug addict but he couldn’t do such a thing .. wtf

Reply

Leave a Comment
Reply to this Comment

All comments are subject to moderation before being posted.

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Recent News

Op-Ed: This Year’s State Budget Must Prioritize Climate, Jobs, and Justice for New York

Op-Ed, Jan. 30, By Assemblymember Jessica González-Rojas

In a time of rampant economic inequality and environmental injustice, it is easy to feel defeated.  Here in Queens and across New York State, however, communities are organizing for a better future. New Yorkers from different backgrounds and with different lived experiences are proving that we can build community, organize, and create a future that reflects our shared values.