Convicted murderer Jermaine Dixon was shot in the head as he was getting into his car in Queens last week, but the black, masked hitman who executed the crime was dressed as a Hasidic Jew. The shooter was decked in a rekel, the traditional black frock coat worn by Hasidic men on Shabbos, and a wide brimmed hat. The victim, an ex-gang member, had recently been released from prison after serving 19 years for the murder of Alphonso Gooden. Dixon had reportedly reformed himself while in prison and his life sentence had been reduced because of his model behavior, earning a bachelors degree in business while in prison. The shooter fled the scene before he could be arrested. Read more here.
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