On Sunday, July 25, 2021, at approximately 0228 hours, police responded to a call of a person, shot opposite of 589 E. 164th Street, within the confines of the 42nd Precinct in the Bronx.
Upon arrival, officers discovered that a 38-year-old male victim was seated in the passenger’s seat of his friend’s Honda, when an unknown male approached and started shooting into the vehicle, striking the victim in the head.
The male was transported to Lincoln Hospital by private means, where he was pronounced deceased.
Following proper family notification, the deceased has been identified as indicated.
Bronx, NY 10459
Pursuant to an ongoing investigation, the following 38-year-old male individual has been arrested in regard to the above-listed incident.
Bronx, NY 10456
- 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.