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$2,500 reward posted for suspect in deadly Staten Island triple shooting

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Police say Anthony Morales is responsible for a shooting Thursday that left a mother and son dead. (NYPD)

Police say Anthony Morales is responsible for a shooting Thursday that left a mother and son dead. (NYPD)

MARINERS HARBOR, Staten Island — The NYPD is offering $2,500 for information on a suspect wanted in a shooting that killed a mother and son outside a public housing complex in Staten Island.

Police have identified Anthony Morales, 49,  as the suspect. They say he may be driving a black 2013 Hyundai Elantra with Pennsylvania plate number JWM6448.

Morales lived in the same building as the victims. Police say he is 5 feet 9 inches tall, weighs 200 pounds and was last seen wearing a gray t-shirt, tan cargo pants and black shoes.

At around 6:11 p.m. Thursday, police found Idelle Rivera, 47, and her son, Anthony Rivera, 21, both shot in the head. They were both pronounced dead Thursday night.

A 22-year-old man was also found shot in the left leg. He is in critical but stable condition at the hospital, police said.

Submit tips to police by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), visiting www.nypdcrimestoppers.com, or texting 274637 (CRIMES) then entering TIP577.