JAMAICA, Queens — A pair of robbers were attempting to steal from a building in Jamaica, Queens when one of the suspects’ guns went off and shot the other in the head, police said.
The report came in at 1 p.m., according to authorities. The robbery was taking place at 160th Street and Tuskegee Airmen Way in Jamaica.
The suspect who was shot in the head was a 24-year-old man, later identified as Tyrell Sims, and was transported to Jamaica Hospital, where he later died.
The other suspect, a 46-year-old man, is in custody, charges pending.