Wednesday, April 20, 2016
[Reader-submitted photo of a memorial for Elliot Caldwell on East 12th Street]
The NYPD has reportedly arrested and charged a man in the shooting death last Thursday night outside Campos Plaza on 12th Street near Avenue C.
ABC 7 reports that Theodore Holloway, 23, of Manhattan, has been charged with second degree murder in the death of Elliot Caldwell, 23.
Caldwell, who lived nearby on 12th Street, had a 3-year-old son. "He was a great father. He changed his life for his son. He just got caught up in a bad situation," his aunt told DNAinfo.
Police have yet to release a motive for the shooting.
Updated 8:30 p.m.
DNAinfo has more details. According to their report, Holloway, who fired from the backseat of a parked car, "has been arrested 11 times before, most recently for robbery and assault."