New York Hit-and-Run Suspect Wants to Turn Himself In

Julio Acevedo, wanted in death of expectant Brooklyn couple, tells WABC-TV he is willing to surrender.
2:35 | 03/05/13

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-- Eyewitness News exclusive he's the most wanted man -- New York the driver who crashed into a couple other way to the hospital they were killed. And a day later the baby though woman was carrying. Died as well now Julio Acevedo talking to our best -- reporter Sarah Wallace so why hasn't he turned himself in. Sarah's got the store she's in Williamsburg Brooklyn -- And though the answer to that is he says he wanted to have an attorney in place with -- when he surrendered it looks like. This may now be able to happen by tomorrow here at the ninetieth precinct earlier today -- we spoke about that accident why he says. Right he left the scene and what he says -- up to it. I'm looking really try. To -- Check out -- pattern yeah. Yeah yeah he came back and we warn you. In a phone conversation today arranged by a friend. Julio Acevedo claimed there's a reason he was speeding early Sunday morning when his BMW plowed into -- livery cab carrying a pregnant woman and her husband Adam Williamsburg intersection. He says he was escaping gunshots meant for him. You were riding in your car and someone just shot -- you in the car. What we're doing -- -- and I would expect to -- went up again no opinion about it. -- -- -- Acevedo told me he is prepared to surrender that he had no idea until he saw the news that the couple and their unborn baby had died. -- -- And what we're calling -- maybe I'm not. Do you just sort of bed. Actually -- -- -- better and so I think could go. His friend says Acevedo had originally taken -- BMW just for fun and to get out what's what has call. To -- -- whatsoever while the BMW you know guys still not in that still. It was at a friend's house but acid NATO's freedom ride is about to end he served ten years in prison for manslaughter and was arrested for drunk driving just a couple of weeks ago. What about the DW I just if you -- -- -- that means that a body -- straight game told me quite a few days ago whatever dumb thing the other did. Of course that was before Sunday morning Acevedo claims that he left the scene because he was afraid that the people who -- those gunshots -- him were following him the NYPD tells us they have no reports of any gunshots being fired in this area Sunday morning live from Williamsburg Sarah Wallace channel seven Eyewitness News.

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