Arthur McLaurin, 57, Arrested For The Murder Of Christopher Bridges, 58

Published on April 29, 2021, 6:29 am
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On Wednesday, April 21, 2021, at 1626 hours police responded to a 911 call of a male, shot at the intersection of E. 165th Street and Faile Street, in the confines of the 41st Precinct in the Bronx.

Upon arrival, police discovered the victim, a 58-year-old male, lying unconscious and unresponsive in the roadway, with multiple gunshot wounds to his head and body.

EMS responded and pronounced the victim deceased at the scene.

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

Victim:

Christopher Bridges
address withheld
Bronx, NY 10459

Pursuant to an ongoing investigation, the following 57-year-old male individual has been arrested and charged on Wednesday, April 28, 2021, at 0830 hours, within the confines of the 41st Precinct.

Arrested:

Arthur McLaurin
949 Faile Street
Bronx, NY 10459

Charges:

  • murder;
  • manslaughter;
  • criminal possession of a weapon: loaded firearm (2 counts).

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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