Antione Scriber & Justin Polanco, Both 18, Arrested For The Murder Of Ariel Santos, 32

Published on June 10, 2021, 11:14 am
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On Tuesday, May 25, 2021, at approximately 1800 hours, police responded to a 911 call of a male, shot at the intersection of E. 178th Street and Arthur Avenue, within the confines of the 48th Precinct in the Bronx.

A preliminary investigation revealed a 32-year-old male was shot multiple times in the torso during a dispute at that location. 

The male was transported by EMS to St. Barnabas Hospital, where he was pronounced deceased.

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

Victim:

Ariel Santos
address withheld
Bronx, NY 10457

In addition, the following 18-year-old male individuals were arrested on Wednesday, June 09, 2021.

Arrested:

Antione Scriber
address withheld
Bronx, NY 10456

Charges:

  • murder;
  • manslaughter;
  • criminal possession of a weapon.

Arrested:

Justin Polanco
address withheld
Manhattan, NY 10032

Charges:

  • murder;
  • manslaughter;
  • 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 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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