Police identify Joshua Rodriguez, 17, as suspect in fatal shooting of Dakim Blacknall on Creston Avenue

Police have identified the suspect they say is responsible for a deadly shooting in the borough last week.



Police say 17-year-old Joshua Rodriguez shot and killed 25-year-old Dakim Blacknall outside a Creston Avenue apartment building on June 7. They say the victim was brought inside the building after being shot.



When EMS arrived, they found Blacknall with a gunshot wound to the back. He was pronounced dead at Saint Barnabas Hospital.



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


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