On Wednesday, September 16, 2020, at approximately 2017 hours, police responded to a 911 call of a male shot in front of 915 Prospect Place within the confines of the 42nd Precinct in the Bronx.
Upon arrival, officers observed a 29-year-old male with gunshot wounds to the left arm and head.
EMS responded to the location, and transported the victim to NYC Health + Hospitals / Lincoln, where he was pronounced deceased on Thursday, September 17, 2020.
Following proper family notification, the deceased has been identified as follows.
920 Prospect Avenue
Bronx, NY 10459
Following an ongoing investigation, the New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance identifying the whereabouts of the following individual, who is wanted in connection to the above-listed murder.
The suspect is described as a 19-year-old male, Hispanic, approximately 5’10” tall, weighing 210 lbs.
He was last seen wearing a gray hooded sweater, black pants and white sneakers.
Anthony Taveras Morales
Surveillance photographs of the suspect are 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.