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Man arrested for Harlem drive-by murder

Daily News
Daily News
 2021-09-17
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Irvin Payne, 30, who was shot in the face in Harlem on August 19, 2020. Luiz C. Ribeiro/for New York Daily News

A 21-year-old man has been busted for a fatal Harlem drive-by shooting, police said Friday.

Freddy Polanco was charged with murder, gun possession and criminal use of a firearm for allegedly killing Irvin Payne, 30, on Aug. 19, 2020.

Payne was standing outside the Savoy Park Apartments on Lenox Ave. when a gunman fired from a white vehicle, cops said.

Polanco was nabbed Thursday in Yonkers, police said.

Payne’s relatives said he was a doting father and dedicated family man, but police said he was a member of the Bloods and had 14 arrests, including for gang assault and robbery.

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