Damian Stapleton, 36, Arrested For The Murder Of Adama Camara, 28

Published on May 25, 2023, 9:48 am
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On Saturday, May 06, 2023, at approximately 0430 hours, police responded to a 911 call of a male, shot in the vicinity of E. 139th Street and Morris Avenue, within the confines of the 40th Precinct in the Bronx.

Upon arrival, officers observed a 28-year-old male lying on the ground, unconscious and unresponsive, with a gunshot wound to the head.

EMS responded to the location and pronounced the victim deceased on the scene.

Following proper family notification, the deceased has been identified as indicated.


Adama Camara
address withheld
Manhattan, NY 10034

Pursuant to an ongoing investigation, the following 36-year-old male individual was arrested and charged on Wednesday, May 24, 2023, at 1215 hours, within the confines of the 40th Precinct.


Damian Stapleton
address withheld
Bronx, NY 10467


  • murder;
  • manslaughter;
  • crminal 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 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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