Damion Gilbert, 18, Murdered

Published on May 29, 2018, 12:43 pm
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On Tuesday, May 29, 2018, at 0021 hours, police responded to a call of a person stabbed at the corner of E. 212th Street and Dekalb Avenue within the confines of the 52nd Precinct in the Bronx.

Upon arrival, officers observed an 18-year-old male, stabbed in the torso, unconscious and unresponsive.

EMS responded to the scene and transported the male to Montefiore Hospital, where he was pronounced deceased.

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



Damion Gilbert
749 E. 220th Street
Bronx, NY 10467

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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