June 10, 2021 By Christian Murray
Police arrested a man Tuesday who allegedly shot and killed his victim inside a well-known drug den in East Elmhurst last month.
Asa Wright, 37, of Ditmars Boulevard in East Elmhurst, allegedly shot 30-year-old Michael Moran in the throat and chest inside a house on 94th Street near 30th Avenue at about 11:35 p.m. on Sunday, May 30.
When police arrived at the scene, Moran was unconscious and unresponsive. He was taken to NYC Health + Hospitals/Elmhurst where he was pronounced dead.
Wright has been charged with murder, manslaughter, unlawfully imprisonment and criminal possession of a gun.