On Monday, January 15, 2018 at approximately 2329 hours, police responded to a 911 call of a person shot in front of a bodega located at 728 E. 149 Street, within the confines of the 40 Precinct in Bronx.
Upon arrival, officers discovered a 36-year-old female, unconscious and unresponsive, with a gunshot wound to the face. EMS responded to the location and pronounced the victim deceased at the scene.
Pursuant to an ongoing investigation the above victim has been identified as follows:
Shaquana Button, 36
744 Beck Street
Bronx, NY 10455
Family has been notified and the investigation ongoing.
Pursuant to an ongoing investigation, the following individual has been arrested and charged on Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at 0001 hours:
Amere Bryant, 25
A photo of the suspect is attached and available at DCPI.
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.