Suspect Arrested in Brighton Beach Shooting


Police have arrested and charged a man for the murder of Alla Kamenev, 65, who was shot just before noon on October 20th on the corner of West 2nd Street and Sea Breeze Avenue.

Dimitry Kamenev, 76, of Brighton Beach has been charged with Murder and Criminal Use of a Firearm. It is not yet known if the victim and suspect are related.

Alla Kamenev, of 601 B Surf Ave., died on Coney Island after being shot three times in the torso.  Police say that the suspect was recorded on a videotape riding a girl’s bicycle with a red basket.

She appears to have been little known by her neighbors, who describe her as a quiet woman who kept to herself. Some who lived in her building said they did not know her, nor had her heard about her murder.

If you knew Alla Kamenev and would like to speak with us about her, please contact  The Brooklyn Ink at

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