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Suspect sought in the alleged murder of his wife in Brooklyn

Posted at 11:26 AM, May 27, 2017
and last updated 2017-05-27 22:53:30-04

CONEY ISLAND, Brooklyn –– Police are looking for a man who allegedly shot and killed his wife in Brooklyn late Friday, cops said.

Gabino Genao, 30, is wanted in the killing of his wife Ivelisse Alvarado-Genao on May 27, 2017. (NYPD)

Officers responded to a call of a person shot in front of 2714 W. 36th St. in Coney Island around 11:15 p.m., police said. When they arrived, cops found an unconscious 30-year-old woman, later identified as Ivelisse Alvarado-Genao, with gunshot wound to her head.

EMS pronounced her dead at the scene.

Gabino Genao, 30, the victim's husband, is wanted in her killing, police said. He's described to be about 6 feet tall and weighs around 200 pounds.

Genao was previously arrested in Nov. 2016 for criminal contempt, police said.

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