Carlos Ramos, 13, Deceased

Published on August 13, 2021, 5:20 pm
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On Thursday, August 12, 2021, at approximately 1719 hours, police responded to a 911 call of an unconscious male at Orchard Beach, within the confines of the 45th Precinct.

Upon arrival, officers encountered 7 people, 41-year-old male, 33-year-old female, 14-year-old male, 13-year-old male, 13-year-old female, 12-year-old female and 5-year-old male, who were struck by lightning on the beach.

EMS transported all 7 individuals to NYC Health + Hospitals / Jacobi, where the 13-year-old male was pronounced deceased.

The rest of the injured were list ed as being in stable condition..  


Carlos Ramos
address withheld
Bronx, NY 10452

There have been no arrests made and the investigation remains ongoing.

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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