Shocking new video reveals the knockout punch that killed a 61-year-old man in entrance of his Brooklyn house late final month.
Victor Vega, 61, was strolling on Lexington Avenue close to Nostrand Avenue in Bedford-Stuyvesant – alongside two males – round 8:30 p.m. May 25 when the lethal assault occurred, authorities mentioned.
The males appeared to talk earlier than the sufferer put his hand on the again of one of many duo, carrying a black hoodie and white face masks, video launched by the NYPD late Wednesday reveals.
That man circled and slugged Vega within the face, knocking him to the bottom with a single punch in entrance of his house, the footage reveals.
Vega landed on his again – half on the sidewalk and half on the street – together with his head underneath a parked automotive.
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The attacker then picked Vega’s pockets and handed one thing to his confederate, in accordance with the video.
Cops are investigating whether or not Vega was the sufferer of a drug theft.
Vega, who was left unconscious, was rushed to the Kings County Hospital Center, the place he died 5 days later, cops mentioned.
His demise was dominated a murder, authorities mentioned.
Police had been nonetheless on the lookout for the suspects Thursday.