On Tuesday, March 09, 2021, at approximately 1530 hours, police responded to a 911 call of a male shot in front of 1268 Morrison Avenue, within the confines of the 43rd Precinct in the Bronx.
Upon arrival, officers observed a 30-year-old male lying unconscious and unresponsive in front of the location with multiple gunshot wounds about his body.
EMS responded and transported the victim to NYC Health + Hospitals / Jacobi, where he was pronounced deceased.
Following proper family notification, the deceased has been identified as follows.
Bronx, NY 10472
Pursuant to an ongoing investigation, the following 30-year-old male individual has been arrested in regard to the above-listed incident.
Bronx, NY 10462
- criminal possession of a weapon.
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.