Four suspects have been indicted within the 2019 execution-style slaying of a Queens businessman gunned down on a Flushing road, federal authorities stated Tuesday.
The suspects, Qing Ming Yu, Antony Abreu, You You and Zhe Zhang, had been every indicted in Brooklyn federal courtroom for the early-morning hit on 31-year-old Xin Gu exterior of a karaoke bar on Fowler Street within the neighborhood.
Investigators consider Gu’s killing stemmed from a enterprise dispute he had along with his former boss at a Manhattan property growth firm, Qing Ming Yu, 54, in accordance with the feds.
The sufferer left Yu’s firm and began his personal outfit, attracting a number of purchasers and staff from his former office, the feds allege.
Enraged by the perceived slight, Yu — whose enterprise ultimately shut down on the finish of 2018 — allegedly employed his nephew, 34-year-old You You, to homicide Gu, authorities stated.
You enlisted Abreu and Zhang, each 34, to assist pull off the hit, in accordance with federal authorities.
Gu was gunned down by Abreu exterior the karaoke bar at about 2:30 a.m. on Feb. 12, 2019, the place he had been celebrating the Lunar New Year, the feds allege.
Zhang acted because the wheelman throughout the hit, choosing up Abreu in a Honda Accord with faux plates after the killing, in accordance with the feds.
Three of the suspects had been arrested Tuesday morning, together with Yu who was cuffed in his eight-bedroom mansion in Oyster Bay, a regulation enforcement supply stated. Abreu was already in federal jail serving time for an unrelated case.
The suspects every face two counts for murder-for-hire and a associated conspiracy cost, in accordance with courtroom paperwork.