Police arrest second suspect in Sheepshead Bay killing

Police made another arrest Wednesday in the fatal shooting of a livery cab driver, who was killed while trying to stop a robbery in Sheepshead

BROOKLYN - Police made another arrest Wednesday in the fatal shooting of a livery cab driver, who was killed while trying to stop a robbery in Sheepshead Bay.

Authorities say 21-year-old Widly Viau was taken into custody and charged with murder, robbery and weapon possession in the shooting death of Zalmai Anwari.

Police say Anwari was shot in the head last week after he attempted to prevent the robbers of a cell phone store from fleeing the scene until police arrived.

A second suspect in Anwari?s killing, Donald Michael, was already arrested and charged with murder.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

The first Kick Your Game Sneaker Exposition kicked 1 Sneaker Expo kicks off at Brooklyn Stuy Dome
Tips to stay commited to your fitness resolution 2 Tips to stay committed to your fitness resolution
3 Word on the Street: Selfies
4 Brooklyn Sportscast, Jan. 16
Police say the woman was struck while crossing 5 Pedestrian struck, killed in Mill Basin

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE