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Police: 43-year-old man arrested for Mastic murder earlier this month

Police say 43-year-old James Brown Jr. was arrested in the death of Umar Elquhir, 45, on Nov. 7 on Poospatuck Lane.

News 12 Staff

Nov 21, 2023, 12:42 PM

Updated 238 days ago

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Sources say an arrest has been made in the fatal shooting of a man in Mastic.
They say 43-year-old James Brown Jr. was arrested in the death of Umar Elquhir, 45, on Nov. 7 on Poospatuck Lane.
As News 12 has reported, police found Umar Elquhir, 45, on the ground with gunshot wounds.
Elquhir died at the hospital.


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