Man Shot Dead After Opening Door to Gunman at Lillian Wald Houses

Posted on: January 18th, 2022 at 5:09 am by

Photo: NYPD

A man was shot dead inside his apartment in the Lillian Wald Houses Friday night after the suspected killer knocked on his door, police said.

The perp entered 691 FDR Drive just before 10:00pm and went to the fourth floor apartment of thirty-year-old Davon Venable. Reports noted that Venable and his father heard a knock on the door, followed by, “Did someone call for an Uber?”

Venable then opened the door and came face to face with an unknown individual wearing all black clothing, who opened fire.

No arrests have been made at this time, but the investigation is ongoing.

Police now seek help from the public in identifying the perp – wanted for homicide – and released surveillance footage from the scene.

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