Man wanted for questioning in connection to fatal East New York shooting

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EAST NEW YORK -

Police have released new video of a man they say may be connected to a fatal shooting in East New York last month.

Officials say the suspect was caught on surveillance video, leaving the area after the shooting,

The incident occurred on Nov. 1 when police responded to an assault at the Unity Plaza Houses. While they were investigating, they found 25-year-old Dawud Escort shot to death inside the lobby of a building around the corner on Hinsdale Street.

Police believe he was originally shot inside that building on Dumont Avenue and that the man on video may be responsible.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS.

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