Published by on Feb 24, 2021 | Murder
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On Tuesday, December 22, 2020, at approximately 2137 hours, police responded to a 911 call of a male, shot near the corner of E. 110th Street and Madison Avenue, within the confines of the 23rd Precinct in Manhattan.

Upon arrival, officers observed a 24-year-old male with a gunshot wound to the head.

Further investigation revealed the male was shot inside 60 E. 111th Street, liquor store, and ran from that location.

EMS responded to the location and transported the victim to NYC Health + Hospitals / Harlem, where he was pronounced deceased.

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

Victim:

Darell McAllister
address withheld
Bronx, NY 10472

Pursuant to an ongoing investigation, the following 35-year-old male individual has been arrested and charged on Tuesday, February 23, 2021, at 1950 hours, within the confines of the 23rd Precinct.

Arrested:

Isaiah Smith
address withheld
Manhattan, NY 10029

Charges:

  • murder;
  • criminal possession of a weapon: loaded firearm (2 counts).

The investigation remains ongoing.

All charges are merely accusations and all defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.

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 Stopperswebsite or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

All tips will be kept strictly confidential.

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NYPD

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