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Police Release Sketch Of Suspect In Brooklyn Bias Attack

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Police today have released a sketch of one of the men wanted in the fatal attack on an Ecuadorian immigrant in Brooklyn.

Jose Sucuzhañay, 31, was attacked Sunday as he walked with his brother in Bushwick.

Family members said yesterday he is being kept on life support, but a source at Elmhurst hospital tells NY1 that Sucuzhañay was taken off life support yesterday. The New York Times says a death certificate has been filed.

Police have released the above sketch of one of the four suspects.

The suspect is described as between 18 and 20 years old and about 6 feet tall with a thin built. He was last seen wearing a dark baseball hat, a black leather jacket, dark jeans, and boots.

Police say four men in a burgundy Ford Explorer attacked Jose and one of his brothers, Romel, at the intersection of Kossuth Place and Bushwick Avenue. Witnesses told police the attackers yelled anti-gay and anti-Hispanic slurs.

A reward of $22,000 is being offered.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Stoppers by calling 1-800-577-TIPS, by texting TIP577 to CRIMES, or by going to NYPDCrimeStoppers.com.

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