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Man shot and killed outside baby shower in Queens: police

JAMAICA, Queens — Police on Monday released video of a person sought in connection to the fatal shooting of a man outside of a baby shower in Queens over the weekend.

Tymel West, left, was shot and killed outside a baby shower in Queens on Nov. 4, 2018. The man seen on the right is now sought. (Family/ NYPD)

Authorities responded to a call about a person shot in front of a house in the vicinity of Guy R. Brewer Boulevard and 107th Avenue in Jamaica shortly before 11 p.m. Saturday.

When they arrived, officers found 22-year-old Tymel West with multiple gunshot wounds to his torso.

He was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.

An initial investigation found West may have been arguing with another man in the Lebanon Lodge, where a baby shower was taking place, when they exited the building and shots range out. That man is now sought, and seen in video released by police.

No arrests have been made.

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. Spanish-speaking callers are asked to dial 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).

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