- Allentown police said the fatal shooting of a teenager inside a Nagle Street home in April stemmed from the sale of a video game system. Blue, of the 800 block of Greenleaf Street, is facing single counts of homicide and robbery in connection with the shooting death of 18-year-old George Concepcion.District Judge Jacob Hammond arraigned the 20-year-old Friday night. Allentown police were dispatched to a home in the 200 block of North Nagle Street about 11 p.m. Authorities found Concepcion on the living room shot in the torso.Court records do not indicate to whom the gun belonged.
Last year, the Allentown Police Department opened a 24-hour monitored safe space for sales like this one, called the Internet exchange site, at the patrol station on Hamilton Street in Allentown."The big thing is we don't want people to do this at their homes, we don't want people to go to other people's homes where they might be out of their element," said Assistant Chief Bill Reinik.
Blue is also facing charges for theft by deception, forgery and passing bad checks for allegedly cashing a fake payroll check on April 14, two days after the shooting. in the 600 block of North Seventh Street reported to Allentown police that Blue allegedly cashed a $332 check from Express Employment Professionals, according to records. An Express Employment official told police Blue was not employed by the company and that the check was not a valid company check.
He is the sole person of interest in the disappearance of the four young men.
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A witness reported that Concepcion had been speaking with someone through what she believed was Facebook Messenger, according to records.
She told police she saw a man later identified as Blue speaking with the victim a few minutes later and inspecting a game controller.Authorities inspected the victim’s Facebook account the next day and found a Messenger chat about selling the XBox with a user identified as “Zoey.” Investigators were then able to use Concepcion’s i Phone to review his Facebook account, which showed a more detailed version of the conversation.It also revealed a Facebook user name “Zoey Bang” and a profile picture, police said.The witness reported hearing gunshots moments later and allegedly saw Blue running from the home carrying the XBox.Police said they found a Chicago Bulls hat inside the house that investigators believed belonged to Blue.'Everybody you talk to about this guy, you hear he’s mentally unstable.'Jimi Taro Patrick Jimi Taro Patrick lives in Newtown, PA with his grandparents, Sharon and Rich Patrick.