OZONE PARK, Queens — A 23-year-old man was shot and killed as he sat with his girlfriend inside his parked car in Ozone Park, according to police and witnesses.
Raaid Ali and his girlfriend were sitting in his car, parked outside his home on 114th Street, when shortly after midnight Friday when an armed man walked up to the driver's side window and fired into the car, police said.
His girlfriend screamed as the gunman ran from the scene. Witnesses attempted to chase him down, but the culprit made off in a dark-colored SUV.
Officers arrived to find Ali suffering from multiple gunshot wounds to his torso and neck, NYPD said. He was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead.
Witnesses told police Ali would often hang out in his car, a Honda Civic that he used for drag racing, according to NYPD.
No arrests have been made and no description of the shooter was available.