Second arrest made in fatal shooting of elderly Queens woman

Posted at 3:35 AM, Oct 08, 2015
and last updated 2015-10-08 03:36:05-04

JAMAICA, Queens –  A second arrest has been made in the shooting death of a beloved elderly woman from Queens.

Police arrested 19-year-old Sahel Green on Wednesday in the murder of 70-year-old Leta Webb. He was charged with murder and criminal possession of a weapon, cops said.

Julian Douglas, 22, was also docked with the same charges for his role in the killing,  according to police.

Webb, who was an esteemed member of her community, was shot as she answered her door early in the morning of March 31. Her daughter, Eva Usher said that everyone was asleep at home when the shooting happened.

While police haven’t revealed a motive for the fatal shooting, they said it could have possibly been gang-related.