Tattoo Parlor Employee Shot on Marcus Garvey Blvd Sunday

Perpetrator is at large; the investigation is ongoing

Police are on the hunt for a suspect involved in a Sunday night shooting on Marcus Garvey Boulevard.

According to reports, police received a 911 call on Sunday, November 25, at approximately 10:30 p.m. of man shot inside of 430 Inkz, a tattoo parlor located at 379 Marcus Garvey Boulevard.

Upon arrival, police found the man, identified as Cory McLean, 29, lying on his side at the scene -- where he is also an employee -- with one gunshot wound to the left side of his head. Several witnesses stated an unknown black male entered the location and fired one shot at the victim without saying a word and then ran down Marcus Garvey Blvd towards Hancock St.

The victim immediately was transported to Interfaith Hospital, where he survived but is listed in critical condition.

The detective squad is currently working the case.

C. Zawadi Morris March 27, 2013 at 04:13 PM
Joe, so no answer from the 79 Pct on this... Not surprised. I suggest you attend this evening's monthly council meeting (I'll be there as well). Maybe they'll have something to say if confronted in person.
angela March 27, 2013 at 06:30 PM
As far as I know he died I watched black ink lastnight and cease's and mommy ruby said cory died.
tavia nicole March 28, 2013 at 04:56 AM
Corey was a VERY good friend of mine, i knew personally. He did several of my tattoos....he did pass away. God Bless him!
Tiffany March 28, 2013 at 04:56 PM
What happened to this young man was Such a sad story. Watching black ink brought me here as well. Seeing the emotion love n sadness between Cease n his mom led me to find out the details. He did pass hence why they tattood r.i.p on mother rubes knuckle.
Ms.Malden March 31, 2013 at 08:18 AM
R.I.P Corey


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