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    ‘Very jealous’ ex-boyfriend shoots girlfriend, her son inside NYC home before shooting himself: sources

    By Agnes Burgess-Applegate, Steven Vago,

    2024-06-13

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    A “very jealous” ex-boyfriend allegedly shot his girlfriend and her teenage son inside their Manhattan apartment Thursday — and then turned the gun on himself, sources said.

    Violence erupted inside a ninth floor home at NYCHA’s Johnson Houses when the gunman blasted his 40-year-old estranged lover in the back of the ear and thigh, and shot her 19-year-old son in the torso and arm around 12:30 p.m. at 165 East 112th Street in East Harlem, according to sources.

    The 45-year-old shooter then pumped a bullet into his own head, sources told The Post.

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    A man shot his girlfriend and her son inside their apartment at 165 East 112th Street before shooting himself, sources said. Citizen

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    EMTs rushed the trio to NYC Health + Hospitals/Harlem.

    The gunman was left clinging to life, while his ex and her son were in stable condition, police said.

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    It’s unclear what led to the violence but cops received multiple 911 calls for domestic violence to the apartment in the past, according to sources.

    A pal of the couple whose known them since childhood said the suspected shooter suffers from jealousy issues.

    “He was always off the hook a very jealous person,” said the woman, who goes by the nickname “Harlem.”

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    The shooting left the woman and her son in stable condition. Matthew McDermott
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    Sources said police received multiple 911 calls to the apartment for domestic violence in the past. Citizen

    The shooting left her rattled.

    “It’s unreal,” Harlem said. “It’s devastating, but it’s a shock to us.”

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