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NYCHA custodian charged with attempted murder


NYCHA custodian charged with attempted murder

A custodian for NYCHA was arrested Monday for shooting a man in the stomach during an argument inside a Brooklyn apartment, cops said.

Nasean Joseph, 34, was charged with attempted murder and assault for the March 28 shooting in Canarsie, according to police.

The groundskeeper was carrying a loaded Smith & Wesson handgun when he was apprehended Monday at the Howard Houses in Brownsville where he works, sources said.

The March 28 altercation took place when the victim, 36-year-old Emmanuel Turner, arrived at Joseph’s apartment at about 5:30 p.m. at the Bay View Houses.


An argument ensued and Joseph pulled out a firearm, shooting Turner once in the abdomen, cops said.

Turner was taken to Brookdale Hospital and survived.

Joseph has a rap sheet that includes robbery, trespass, and possession of a controlled substance, sources said.

In addition to attempted murder and assault, Joseph was charged with criminal possession of a weapon at the 69th Precinct Station house on Monday


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