On Tuesday, August 17, 2021 at approximately 1337 hours police responded to a report of an assault inside of 1318 Randall Avenue, within the confines of the 41st Precinct in the Bronx.
An investigation revealed that 2 males were involved in a dispute, when a 18-year-old male pulled out a gun and fired several rounds at a 32-year-old male, striking him in the torso.
The 32-year-old male returned fire and struck the 18-year-old male on his arm and torso.
Both males were removed to NYC Health + Hospitals / Lincoln, where the 32-year-old male was pronounced deceased.
The 18 year-old male was taken into custody with charges pending.
Following proper family notification, the deceased has been identified as follows.
1715 Randall Avenue
Bronx, NY 10473
Pursuant to an ongoing investigation, the following 18-year-old male individual has been arrested and charged on Tuesday, August 24, 2021, at 1645 hours, within the confines of the 41st Precinct.
1075 Longfellow Avenue
Bronx, NY 10459
- attempted murder;
- criminal possession of a weapon: loaded firearm.
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.