On Tuesday, May 18, 2021, at approximately 2327 hours, police responded to a 911 call of a person, shot at the corner of Willis Avenue and E. 137th Street, within the confines of the 40th Precinct in the Bronx.
Officers at the scene observed two male victims, each with gunshots wounds to the body.
EMS responded to the location and transported both victims to NYC Health + Hospitals / Lincoln.
Victim #1, a 24-year-old male, sustained multiple gunshot wound to his body and was pronounced deceased upon arrival. Victim #2, a 20-year-male, sustained a single gunshot wound to his leg, and was listed in stable condition.
Following proper family notification, the deceased has been identified as follows.
Bronx, NY 10454
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 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.