Amir James, 15, Murdered

Published on June 01, 2021, 9:59 am
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On Monday, May 31, 2021, at approximately 2230 hours, police responded to a 911 call of persons, shot at the corner of Lexington Avenue and E. 123rd Street, within the confines of the 25th Precinct in Manhattan.

Upon arrival, officers at the scene observed two male victims, each with gunshot wounds to the body.

EMS responded to the location and transported both victims to NYC Health + Hospitals / Harlem.

Victim #1, a 15-year-old male, sustained gunshot wounds to the torso, and was pronounced deceased upon arrival.

Victim #2, a 30-year-male, sustained a gunshot wound to the right knee, and was transported by EMS in stable condition.

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


Amir James
address withheld
Bronx, NY 10452

There are no arrests, and the investigation remains ongoing.

There have been no arrests made and the investigation remains ongoing.

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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