Here Are Four People Who May Have Seen Brooklyn's "Crazy 8" Serial Killer
Two of the four witnesses were seen walking on Flatbush Avenue about 6 p.m. Friday, around the time 78-year-old Rahmatollah Vahidipour was fatally shot at the She She boutique. Two others, a man and a woman, were seen running near the scene just 20 minutes before Vahidipour was found dead.
The man in the bottom-right of the above image is perhaps the most distinguishable. He's wearing an overcoat and was seen carrying a duffel bag in the area around the time of the killing.
The NYPD doesn't think these potential witnesses are involved in the murder, but think they may have information that could lead authorities to the killer.
Vahidipour is the third suspected victim of the "Crazy 8 Killer," who appears to be targeting Middle Eastern men who own businesses that have the number 8 somewhere in their addresses.
The first victim was clothing store owner Mohamed Gebeli was killed inside Valentino Fashion in Bay Ridge on July 6. The second was Isaac Kadare, who was found dead at his Amazing 99 Cents Deal shop in Bensonhurst on August 2.
Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS.