On Tuesday, January 26, 2021, at approximately 0924 hours, police responded to a 911 call of a person, shot inside of an apartment, locayed at 70 E. 108th Street, within the confines of the 23rd Precinct / PSA 5 in Manhattan.
Upon arrival, officers observed an unconscious and unresponsive 39-year-old female with a gun shot wound to the head.
EMS also responded to the scene and pronounced the female deceased.
A 22-year-old male was taken into custody and charges against him are pending.
Following proper family notification, the deceased has been identified as follows.
70 E. 108th Street
Manhattan, NY 10029
Pursuant ton an ongoing investigation, the following 22-year-old male individual has been arrested and charged.
1645 Grand Concourse
Bronx, NY 10452
- murder in the 2nd degree
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.