On Friday, February 07, 2020, at approximately 2044 hours, police responded to a 911 call of an assault in progress inside of 2396 Valentine Avenue, Apt. 18, within the confines of the 46th Precinct in Bronx.
Upon arrival, officers observed a 32-year-old male outside of the apartment, unconscious and unresponsive, with a stab wound to the chest. A 60-year-old male was also discovered with a slash wound to the face.
EMS responded to the location and transported both males to Saint Barnabas Hospital, where the 32-year-old male was pronounced deceased and the 60-year-old male was listed in stable condition, and placed in custody.
A weapon (knife) was recovered in the vicinity of the incident location and the investigation remains ongoing.
The deceased has been identified as follows.
1690 Nelson Avenue, Apt. 4C
Bronx, NY 10453
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.