On Friday, September 03, 2021, at approximately 2038 hours, police responded to a 911 calls of a shooting in front of 1137 E. 229th Drive North (Edenwald Houses) within the confines of the 47th Precinct / Police Service Area 8 in the Bronx.
Upon arrival, officers observed a 28-year-old male with a gunshot wound to his chest.
EMS responded to the scene and transported the victim to Montefiore Hospital, where he was pronounced deceased.
Following proper family notification, the deceased has been identified as follows.
Bronx, NY 10466
Pursuant to an ongoing investigation a 17-year-old male individual was arrested on Wednesday, October 27, 2021, at 0330 hours.
- 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.