- Last Updated: 12:39 PM, November 24, 2012
- Posted: 12:39 PM, November 24, 2012
A Queens man was murdered after a gun-toting teen followed him off a train, police sources said today.
Peren Phillippe, 21, of Rockaway Park boarded the A train yesterday evening with a pal at the Far Rockaway-Mott Avenue stop and got off at the Beach 44th Street stop shortly before 8:15 p.m., sources said.
Diamonte Alexander, 18, of Far Rockaway followed Phillippe off the train and allegedly gunned down the victim on Rockaway Beach Boulevard near the subway stop, shooting him in the torso and legs, cops said.
EMS rushed Phillippe to Jamaica Hospital, where he died.
Police pursued Alexander after they received a description of the suspect, sources said.
During a chase, Alexander allegedly tried to ditch a 9mm pistol.
Cops quickly apprehended him, and he was charged with murder and criminal possession of a weapon.
The victim's friend said the two did not know the suspect, and the motive behind the slaying was not immediately clear.
Sources said Phillippe had a rap sheet of six prior arrests, including two busts for weapon possession. The rest were sealed, sources added.