Man turns himself in after New York City high-rise apartment shootings, police say

The NYPD released video Thursday of persons of interest in the high-rise shooting case.


An arrest was made Friday early in connection with gunfire, aimed at a New York City high-rise apartment building, police said.

Farris Koroma, 22, was arrested on charges of criminal possession of a weapon, reckless endangerment and criminal mischief, police said.

According to the police, Koroma ran in a district in Queens around 2 a.m.

A gunman was shooting from Roosevelt Island in New York City high-rise apartment.

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A $2,500 reward had been offered for information related to the person that the firing of Roosevelt Island in the heart of upscale Manhattan high-rise for the arrest, FOX 5 NY reported.

The gunfire was first reported in early Aug. 17. A tenant in a 14th floor apartment in One East River Place in Manhattan to find their living room covered with broken glass, according to the New York Post.

Almost 24 hours later, another bullet struck an apartment on the 32nd floor of the high rise buildings.

Neither the tenant was injured.

The police released footage Thursday of two persons of interest, a man and a woman, in connection with the shooting. The police told NBC New York the man was Koroma, but the woman was not a suspect.

Ryan Gaydos is an editor for Fox News. Follow him on Twitter @RyanGaydos.

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