Bronx Man Killed in Drive-by Shooting

By Kevin Deutsch
kdeutsch@bronxjusticenews.com

Detectives are seat searching for the killer of a Bronx man shot to death as he sat inside a car in Queens Saturday, authorities said.

Daijon Dessasore, 24, was seated with a friend inside an idling vehicle shortly before 1 a.m., near the corner of 98th Avenue and Springfield Boulevard, when a gunman in a passing white vehicle opened fire.

Dessasore was mortally wounded, and the drive-by shooter got away.

Anyone with information is asked to call NYPD Crime Stoppers at 800-577-TIPS.

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Kevin Deutsch is a Staff Writer for Bronx Justice News covering the criminal justice system, drugs, and DNA use by law enforcement. An award-winning journalist, Deutsch is the author of the true crime books "Pill City" and "The Triangle." He has worked on staff at the Daily News, Miami Herald, Newsday, The Palm Beach Post, and The Riverdale Press. His work has also appeared in Newsweek, Columbia Journalism Review, The New York Times, The Village Voice, The Forward, The Independent, Huffington Post, Orlando Sentinel, and the New York Post, among other publications. His numerous television appearances include spots on CNN, MSNBC, and C-SPAN's BookTV. He has also been featured in The New Yorker. A Bronx resident, Deutsch hosts the true crime podcast "A Dark Turn" on the Authors on the Air Global Radio Network.