On Sunday, January 17, 2021, at approximately 0107 hours, police responded to a call of a person shot in front of 1779 Fulton Avenue within the confines of the 42nd Precinct in the Bronx.
Upon arrival, officers observed a 27-year-old male with a gunshot wound to his neck, unconscious and unresponsive.
EMS responded to the scene and transported the male to St. Barnabas Hospital, where he was pronounced deceased.
Following proper family notification, the deceased has been identified as indicated.
Bronx, NY 10459
Pursuant to an ongoing investigation, the following 27-year-old male individual has been arrested and charged on Sunday, January 17, 2021, at 2130 hours, within the confines of the 42nd Precinct.
Bronx, NY 10454
- criminal possession of a weapon: loaded firearm.
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.