Man busted for Bronx murder after club argument over money: NYPD
Police arrested a man for a Bronx murder sparked by an argument over money, the NYPD said Thursday.
Damian Stapleton, 36, was arrested Wednesday and charged with murder, manslaughter and gun possession.
He allegedly shot Adama Camara, 28, in the right eye at 4:30 a.m. May 6 at E. 139th St. and Morris Ave,. in Mott Haven.
Camara died at the scene.
He and the suspect had earlier been in a nearby club and argued about money, according to police.
Stapleton, who lives in the Bronx, has three prior arrests, the last for gun possession in the Bronx in December.
He was seen throwing away a .380 caliber handgun in a plastic bag on Webster Ave. He was out on bail at the time of the murder, cops said.
Camara, who lived in Inwood, in Manhattan, has prior arrests, including for robbery and assault, police said.