Police ID Suspect in Murder of Lower East Side Teen

NYPD Photo via DNA Info.

The NYPD has released the name and a photo of a suspect they’re searching for in the murder of 18-year old Keith Salgado earlier this month. Salgado was shot and killed in the courtyard of the Campos Plaza public housing complex on East 12th Street October 16th.
According to DNA Info, Crimestoppers has put the word out for information about the suspect’s whereabouts. Hockeem Smith, 24, is wanted for questioning about the crime, which was witnessed by dozens of people gathered for a late night game of dice.  Police say Smith weighs about 140 pounds and is 5’6″ tall.
If you have information, you can call 1-800-577-TIPS (8477). You can also submit a tip by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website at nypdcrimestoppers.com or by texting 274637 (CRIMES), then enter TIP577.