NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – A 48-year-old man was shot to death last night on Staten Island.
Police were called shortly before 10:30 p.m. to Bradley Ave. near Harrold St. in the Manor Heights neighborhood.
Officers found the victim with multiple gunshot wounds to his chest.
He was rushed to Staten Island University Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
The MTA confirmed the victim was a Triborough Bridge and Tunnel Authority officer and had served with them since 2002.
“We are saddened to have lost a valued colleague and we offer our deepest condolences to his family,” said Daniel DeCrescenzo, Acting President of MTA Bridges and Tunnels.
Two vehicles were seen fleeing the scene after the shooting, according to witnesses. One vehicle, a dark colored sedan, was stopped on Harold Street around the corner from scene. The driver and passenger were taken into custody.
Another vehicle was stopped on the Staten Island Expressway, and the driver was taken into custody.
All three suspects are being questioned.
Anyone with information about the deadly shooting is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). You can also submit a tip via their website or on Twitter, @NYPDTips. All calls are kept confidential.