September 11


East New York – Arrest Made in April Homicide at Genesis Houses

September 11, 2023

Police have arrested a suspect in connection to a homicide that took place at 330 Hinsdale Street on April 26th.

Isiaha Roberts, 32, of East New York, was charged with murder and criminal possession of a weapon on Wednesday, September 6th, after almost a five-month investigation.

Roberts is accused of fatally shooting Jason Oliver, 31, of Crown Heights, in the chest in the courtyard of the Genesis Houses.  The victim was taken to Brookdale Hospital where he was pronounced dead (see “Victim Fatally Wounded at Genesis Apartments,” Canarsie Courier, May 4, 2023).

Oliver would have turned 32 on September 4th if his life had not been cut short by gunfire.

Photo by Lloyd Mitchell 

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