Argelos Salcedo, 33, Arrested For The Murder Of Lester McLeod, 31

Published on December 14, 2020, 2:07 pm
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On Saturday, September 03, 2016, at approximately 1823 hours, police responded to a 911 call of a male shot outside of 15904 Harlem River Drive within the confines of the 32nd Precinct in Manhattan.

Upon arrival police observed a 31-year-old male unconscious and unresponsive with a gunshot wound to his torso.

EMS responded and transported the male to Harlem Hospital, where he was pronounced deceased.

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



Lester McLeod
1115 Jerome Avenue
Bronx, NY 10452

On December 14, 2020, pursuant to an ongoing investigation, the following 33-year-old male suspect has been arrested in regard to this incident.


Argelos Salcedo
159-30 Harlem River Drive
Manhattan, NY 10039


  • murder 2;
  • criminal possession of weapon 2.

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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