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On Thursday, October 15, 2020, at approximately 1639 hours, police responded to a 911 call of a male shot at Rufus King Park, near the corner of 153rd Street and 90th Road, within the confines of the 103rd Precinct in Queens.

Upon arrival, officers observed a 22-year-old male, unconscious and unresponsive, with a gunshot wounds to the head and arm.

EMS responded to the location and transported the victim to Jamaica Hospital Medical Center, where he was pronounced deceased on Wednesday, October 21, 2020.

Following proper family notification, the deceased has been identified as follows.

Victim:

Numani Lambert
1615 Universiry Avenue
Bronx, NY 10453

There have been no arrests made and the investigation remains ongoing.

Anyone with information related to this incident is asked to call the NYPD‘s Crime Stoppers hotline at 1800577TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 188857PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers‘ website or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

All tips will be kept strictly confidential.

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On Thursday, October 22, 2020, at approximately 2250 hours, police responded to a 911 call of a male shot in front of 439 E. 154th Street, within the confines of the 40th Precinct in the Bronx.

Upon arrival, officers observed an unidentified male, unconscious and unresponsive, with multiple gunshot wounds about the body.

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2115 Honeywell Avenue
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