Accused NYC assassin Sundance Oliver deliberate to shoot up precinct earlier than give up, prosecutors reveal

Accused NYC assassin Sundance Oliver deliberate to shoot up precinct earlier than give up, prosecutors reveal

The profession felony accused in a multi-day crime spree that left two individuals dead in Brooklyn deliberate to shoot up a police precinct — earlier than his pregnant girlfriend satisfied him to turn himself in, prosecutors revealed Thursday.

The disturbing revelations had been made at Sundance Oliver’s arraignment at Brooklyn Criminal Court the place the 28-year-old was ordered held with out bail on a slew of expenses, together with homicide, tried homicide, tried gang assault and tried theft.

Oliver, accused of killing two individuals and injuring an aged, wheelchair-bound man in a Monday taking pictures spree, made the “spontaneous” confession to an officer the day after the killings, Manhattan prosecutor Ari Rottenberg mentioned on the arraignment.

Prosecutors allege Oliver admitted that he deliberate to “come into the precinct and begin taking pictures,” however modified his thoughts after his girlfriend “cried and begged me to not simply flip himself in as a result of she is pregnant.”

“You have to name my woman to thank her,” Oliver allegedly instructed the cop at Kings County Hospital Center, the place he was taken for a psychiatric analysis after his Tuesday give up.

Sundance Oliver is accused of killing two, injuring a wheelchair-bound senior and robbing a number of others at gunpoint.
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Oliver appeared matted in courtroom as Rottenberg learn out the varied expenses from a number of dockets. He wore his hair in two messy braids that got here collectively right into a bun in the back of his head.

A identified gang member, Oliver is accused of taking pictures dead 21-year-old Kevon Langston inside a Lower Manhattan residence and 17-year-old Keyaira Rattray-Brothers in Crown Heights.

Before the killings, Oliver allegedly shot a 96-year-old in the leg whereas the wheelchair-bound senior was ready for a bus in Crown Heights and brandished his weapon throughout a number of robberies.

Sundance Oliver surrendering at a police station,

Oliver surrendered at a Brooklyn precinct the day after the killings.

The NYPD launched a massive manhunt to seek out the “armed and very harmful” man, which ceased when he turned himself into the 77th Precinct Tuesday morning. Footage shows Oliver strolling into the constructing together with his fingers raised.

The lifelong felony’s choice to give up even surprised police, sources mentioned.

Oliver has a long history of crime that accelerated within the weeks earlier than the rampage, prosecutors mentioned.

On Nov. 15 Oliver allegedly punched, threw a bottle at and “displayed a firearm” on the very girlfriend who satisfied him to give up peacefully. The two had been arguing after Oliver stayed at an residence with out permission, although it’s not clear who the residence belonged to.

Oliver robbed a number of individuals within the subsequent two weeks, together with a 14-year-old boy and a small grocery retailer employee, prosecutors mentioned. In one occasion, Oliver and three others reportedly punched and kicked a person earlier than stealing his jacket, cellphone, pockets, sneakers and different property — all of which had been valued at about $4,000.

The day earlier than the killings, Oliver allegedly held a girl at gunpoint and demanded her cash and jacket earlier than telling her to drop her pants as a result of “he needed to see the complainant’s buttocks,” prosecutors mentioned. The lady dropped her head simply as Oliver allegedly fired a shot.

Keyaria Rattray-Brothers
Oliver is accused of killing 17-year-old Keyaria Rattray-Brothers in Crown Heights.

Oliver has denied all the allegations, his courtroom appointed legal professional mentioned at Thursday’s arraignment whereas requesting “affordable bail.”

But Judge Dale Fong-Frederick denied the request and known as Oliver “full and whole danger.”

“Facts alleged within the criticism, if true, taken along with Mr. Oliver’s decade-long felony historical past, present somebody who’s at finest unmoored from the necessities of society,” Fong-Frederick mentioned. “It isn’t somebody who would return to courtroom if given the chance to have money bail at no matter quantity.”

Oliver will seem in courtroom Dec. 9, 12 and 13 for all three separate circumstances.



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