Bronx Man Found Shot Dead In Suspected “Lovers’ Quarrel,” Male Person Of Interest Sought

Published on November 21, 2017, 11:58 am
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Police discovered a dead man with a gunshot wound to the head in an apartment on the intersection of St. Ann’s Avenue and East 158th Street just after 3:30 p.m. on Monday; they have ruled the death a homicide and say that it appears to be the result of a “lovers’ quarrel.”

According to police, the victim, 33, was found dead in the bedroom by his boyfriend when he arrived home. EMS arrived and pronounced the man deceased. There was a gunshot wound to the victim’s head but cops said there were no weapons discovered near the body. While the exact cause of death has not yet been determined by the medical examiner, investigators have ruled the death a homicide.

The NYPD is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a male person of interest wanted in connected to the homicide. He was last seen wearing a dark jacket with a light hood and a black backpack.

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 Stoppers’ website or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

All tips will be kept strictly confidential.


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