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St. Albans man dies in barbershop shooting

ST. ALBANS — A St. Albans man shot in the torso earlier this month inside a neighborhood barbershop has since died of his injuries, police said last week.

The shooting of Raheem Grays, 33, of 115-30 Francis Lewis Blvd. in St. Albans, was reclassified as a homicide after he was pronounced dead Oct. 7 at Jamaica Hospital. Grays was taken to the hospital in critical condition Oct. 3, police said.

Two masked men entered the barbershop at 110-50 Farmers Blvd. in St. Albans at around 8:29 p.m. Oct. 3 when one shot was fired, hitting Grays in the torso, police said.

There had been no arrests in Grays' murder as of Tuesday, police said, and the investigation was ongoing.

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james maye jr from kinston nc says:
This is so tragic and senseless this man was my cousin I loved and still love him alot. I will surely miss him to the idiots who did this to him....I don't know what you were thinking if you were high on drugs or whatever is no excuse. You took away a very special person. He was a father, a son, someone's other half, a great barber, and he was truely my best friend. I can hardly wait til GOD judges you. That will be the greatest day for all of us to pay for the sins we bestow upon each other. To GOD be all the glory! And Raheem Grays no you were truely loved by so many...I myself have been stumped since finding out years ago. GOD bless the Grays family and Raheem I'm going to see you again cuz Love you and REST IN PEACE!!!!! I LOVE YOU homo!!!!!......the bases are loaded and you got your boy Fendy @ the plate. Only you and I know what that means.....
Oct. 23, 2013, 7:46 am

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