On Thursday, March 04, 2021, at approximately 0041 hours, police responded to a 911 call of a male, shot at E. 173rd Street and Boston Road, within the confines of the 42nd Precinct in the Bronx.
Upon arrival, officers observed a 27-year old male, unconscious and unresponsive, with several gunshot wounds to his torso, in front of 1664 Boston Road.
EMS also responded to the location and transported the victim to St. Barnabas Hospital, 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 23-year-old male individual has been arrested and charged in regard to the above-listed homicide.
Bronx, NY 10460
- 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.