surveillance video of teen being shot: Kether Watts Biography, Wiki
Kether Watts Shooting Video: The NYPD on Sunday released shocking video of a teenager’s execution-style slaying on a Bronx block last week in broad daylight, according to reports.
Detectives released the surveillance video seeking to generate tips that would help them identify the killer and his accomplice.
The incident happened on Hoe Avenue Thursday in the middle of the afternoon. Police said the victim was Kether Watts, 17.
The footage shows the killer running and shooting Watts in the head while Watts was on the ground.
Watts had fallen after being shot in the foot, the New York Post reported Sunday.
Watts’ mother, Jeanette Speruell Werts, told News 12 Bronx that her son was with friends at the time.
“They didn’t know what was going on,” he said. “They said they had to get off the block and the next thing they shot my son in the head.”
Werts told the station: “I am devastated. I never thought I would bury my son. I did not want that to happen. Now I am alone. That is all I have. My other children are older. He is my baby. Now I don’t have my baby here with me. ”
The video shows Watts’ friends walking away in the moments before he was shot. The Post reported Sunday that some of them were carrying weapons.
The video shows the accomplice on Southern Boulevard about an hour after the shooting in a black Nike hoodie, according to the newspaper. He wears red and white sneakers.
The accomplice wears a white coronavirus mask, as does the killer, the newspaper reported.