- Albert Carrasco Serrato was shot to death in an industrial neighborhood.
- He was dressed in women’s clothing and only when he got to the hospital it was discovered that he was a man.
- Police need help from the Hispanic community to arrest the murderer.
Albert Carrasco Serrato, an immigrant from Honduras, was shot to death in New York and the authorities are already looking for a suspect. The Homicide Division of the New York Police Department (NYPD) investigates the death of Carrasco Serrato, 25, and already has a picture of his alleged murderer.
The murder of the young Honduran has shocked his family by a series of reasons that, even for the authorities, still have no explanation. Now, agents of the NYPD Homicide Division are asking the community that if anyone were to recognize the alleged murderer of the boy, they should report it immediately.
Why was Albert Carrasco Serrato killed? Somebody know
At 2:45 a.m. on Saturday, July 24, 2021, NYPD patrols in Queens responded to an emergency service ShotSpotter, which is a New York audio system that records with highly sensitive microphones when shots are fired. of firearms.
The patrol cars of the New York Police Department received the report of shots outside a garage marked with number 150th Street in the Jamaica neighborhood, in Queens, very close to the John F. Kennedy International Airport, in the southeast of the metropolitan area. from New York.
They find the body of a woman wounded by gunshots
According to the first report from the NYPD 103 Precinct patrols who arrived at the scene, they found a young woman on the sidewalk who was shot in the torso and head. The patrols asked that the girl be transferred to Jamaica Hospital by paramedics from the New York Fire Department (NYFD).
However, when the shooting victim arrived at the emergency room of the Jamaica Hospital The doctors discovered that the girl was actually a boy and thanks to her identifications they were able to determine her identity as that of the young Albert Carrasco Serrato, an immigrant from Honduras.
Albert Carrasco Serrato dies in hospital
Doctors could no longer do anything to save the life of young Honduran immigrant Albert Carrasco, who died in the emergency room due to the severity of his two gunshot wounds. When the boy passed away, agents from the NYPD Homicide Division took up the case.
As of this writing, according to the NYPD’s public information department, Homicide Division agents continue to investigate the case that faces many questions, as there are no witnesses to the incident, nor an apparent motive for such a cruel murder. .
Who is the murderer of Albert Carrasco Serrato?
Thanks to the videos of the security cameras of the businesses near the place where Albert was shot, the agents of the NYPD Homicide Division have the image of a young Hispanic man, dressed in black, with black Adidas sportswear , with tattoos on one arm and who could be the alleged murderer of the young Honduran.
Agents from the NYPD’s Homicide Division ask the community that if anyone recognizes the alleged murderer of Albert Carrasco, they contact the nonprofit organization New York Crime Stoppers at 1.800.577.8477 and in Spanish at 1.888.577.4782. All tracks will be kept anonymous.
The victim did not live in the area where he was shot
The first mystery that NYPD Homicide Division agents have to solve is knowing what Albert was doing dressed as a woman in a Queens neighborhood. The boy’s official residence is in the Elmont, Long Island neighborhood, northeast of the area where he was shot.
María Carrasco Serrato, sister of the murdered immigrant, appeared before the media in New York to define her brother Albert as a dedicated and hardworking boy, who was looking for a way to succeed in a city as complicated as the so-called ‘Big Apple’ .
Albert Carrasco Serrato loved to cook
Albert, according to his sister María Carrasco Serrato, loved to cook and it was his way of making his family happy, preparing dishes to surprise them. According to the girl, in an interview with the newspaper New York Daily News, the boy was a construction worker and was the eldest of eight siblings.
According to the NYPD Homicide Division, the boy was in an area of Queens that is characterized by industrial estates and there are not many neighbors. The boy received three fatal bullets distributed in the face, chest and arm. Albert Carrasco Serrato’s family does not know what the young man was doing in that New York neighborhood.
Why did Albert Carrasco Serrato go to Queens?
Pedro Carrasco Serrato, Albert’s uncle, said that his nephew had expressed in the weeks before his death his desire to separate from the family construction business with which they made a living. Pedro Carrasco Serrato revealed that on the night his nephew was killed, he told him that he was going to see the details of a new job.
However, Pedro Carrasco Serrato never heard his nephew Albert reveal details of what kind of job he was or where he would work, he told the media. Based on that, the agents of the NYPD Homicide Division also investigate the environment of friends and acquaintances of the murdered boy.
“Everything is very confusing … I just want to know what happened”
“This is all very confusing… I just want to know what happened. Why was he dressed as a woman? Who kills him? Because someone must have been with him. He was not the type to walk alone. He was really a very scary boy, ”Pedro Carrasco Serrato revealed about his nephew Albert when New York Daily News.
Neighbors of the Carrasco Serrato family in Elmont, Long Island are also confused and filled with grief over the brutal murder of young Albert. According to a neighbor of the Honduran family, the Carrasco Serratos are very beloved in the neighborhood because they always have the diligence to help others, even with volunteer work.
The family cries out for help from the community
According to Roger Carrasco Serrato, also speaking to the New York Daily News, just last Friday, July 23, 2021, his son Albert Carrasco Serrato got up very early to cook a hearty breakfast of pancakes for his parents and siblings to see them. happy. “He loved to cook,” said the pained father.
The family claims to the Hispanic community in New York that if anyone knows the identity of the alleged perpetrator in the shooting death of the young Albert Carrasco Serrato, report him to the agents of the NYPD Homicide Division, so that they can find answers in the strange death of the immigrant.
Albert Carrasco Serrato, one more victim of firearms
The shooting murder of Albert Carrasco Serrato is a link in the violence with firearms. The non-profit organization Gun Violence Archives, which fights to raise awareness about the dangers of the free sale of firearms, reports that so far this year 25,697 people have died
As of Friday, July 30, 2o21 of those people who have been shot dead in the United States, a total of 11,771 were murdered and 13,926 committed suicide. 23,446 were injured. The country has already experienced 395 mass shootings in the first half of the year, in which at least four people died in the same event.