On Monday, October 12, 2020, at approximately 1837 hours, police responded to a 911 call of a male, shot inside of 1486 Vyse Avenue, within the confines of the 42nd Precinct in the Bronx.
Upon arrival police observed a 31-year-old male, who was unconscious and unresponsive with a gunshot wound to the torso.
EMS responded and pronounced the male deceased at the scene.
Following proper family notification, the deceased has been identified as follows.
548 E. 183rd Street
Bronx, NY 10458
Pursuant to an ongoing investigation, the following 31-year-old male individual has been arrested and charged on Friday, November 06, 2020, at 0710 hours, within the confines of the 42 Precinct.
550 E. 170th Street
Bronx, NY 10456
- 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.