Suspects indicted in execution-style slaying of NYC businessman

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Four suspects have been indicted in the 2019 execution-style slaying of a Queens businessman gunned down on a Flushing street, federal authorities said Tuesday.

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The suspects, Qing Ming Yu, Antony Abreu, You You and Zhe Zhang, were each indicted in Brooklyn federal court for the early-morning hit on 31-year-old Xin Gu outside of a karaoke bar on Fowler Street in the neighborhood.

Investigators believe Gu’s killing stemmed from a business dispute he had with his former boss at a Manhattan property development company, Qing Ming Yu, 54, according to the feds.

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The victim left Yu’s company and started his own outfit, attracting several clients and employees from his former workplace, the feds allege.

Enraged by the perceived slight, Yu — whose business will eventually shut down at the end of 2018 — allegedly hired his nephew, 34-year-old You You, to murder Gu, authorities said.

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You enlisted Abreu and Zhang, both 34, to help pull off the hit, according to federal authorities.

Gu was killed in the early morning hours outside a karaoke bar.
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Gu was gunned down by Abreu outside the karaoke bar at about 2:30 am on Feb. 12, 2019, where he had been celebrating the Lunar New Year, the feds allege.

Zhang acted as the wheelman during the hit, picking up Abreu in a Honda Accord with fake plates after the killing, according to the feds.

Three of the suspects were arrested Tuesday morning, including Yu who was cuffed in his eight-bedroom mansion in Oyster Bay, a law enforcement source said. Abreu was already in federal prison serving time for an unrelated case.

Investigators believe Gu's killing stemmed from a business dispute he had with his former boss.
Investigators believe Gu’s killing stemmed from a business dispute he had with his former boss.
NYPD

The suspects each face two counts for murder-for-hire and a related conspiracy charge, according to court documents.

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