Suspect arrested in deadly Roosevelt shooting

Police in Nassau County say a suspect has been arrested in connection with a deadly shooting last year in Roosevelt. Prosecutors say 18-year-old Elliott Fortune,

Fortune is accused of fatally shooting a man in Roosevelt.

Fortune is accused of fatally shooting a man in Roosevelt. (5/16/15)

WOODBURY - Police in Nassau County say a suspect has been arrested in connection with a deadly shooting last year in Roosevelt.

Prosecutors say 18-year-old Elliott Fortune was arrested Friday for gunning down Sayvon Marcus Burt, 21, in December. The Freeport man's body was found in an alley.

Fortune is charged with second-degree murder and attempted robbery.

There is no word on a possible motive for the shooting.

 

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