On Monday, September 20, 2021, at approximately 0412 hours, police responded to a 911 call of shots, fired in front of 3775 10 Avenue (Opus Lounge), within the confines of the 34th Precinct in Manhattan.
Upon arrival, officers observed 2 males with sustained gunshot wounds. Victim #1, a 35-year-old male, sustained gunshot wounds to the torso and victim #2, a 42-year-old male, sustained a gunshot wound to the right forearm.
EMS responded to the location and transported victim #1 to St. Barnabas Hospital, where he was pronounced deceased.
EMS also transported victim #2 to NYC Health + Hospitals / Harlem, in stable condition.
Following proper family notification, the deceased has been identified as indicated.
Bronx, NY 10463
Pursuant to an ongoing investigation, the following 35-year-old male individual has been arrested in regard to the above-listed homicide.
Manhattan, NY 10032
Pursuant to an ongoing investigation the below individual has been arrested and charged in connection with the above-listed homicide as indicated.
- robbery (2 counts);
- criminal possession of a weapon.
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 1–800–577–TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1–888–57–PISTA (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.