Bruce McCoy, 29, Arrested For The Murder Of Erik Hernandez, 37

Published on August 13, 2021, 11:40 pm
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On Sunday, April 04, 2021, at approximately 2105 hours, police responded to a 911 call of two males shot in front of 2105 Monterey Avenue, within the confines of the 48th Precinct in the Bronx.

Upon arrival, officers observed a 37-year-old male with a gunshot wound to the chest and a 31-year-old male with a gunshot wound to the head.

EMS responded to the location and transported both victims to St. Barnabas Hospital, where the 37-year-old male was pronounced deceased and the 31-year-old male remains in critical condition.

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


Erik Hernandez
address withheld
White Plains, NY 10606

Pursuant to an ongoing investigation, the following 29-year-old male individual has been arrested and charged.


Bruce McCoy
address withheld
Bronx, NY 10466


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

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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