On Saturday, January 11, 2020, at approximately 2237 hours, police responded to a 911 call of a male shot in the vicinity of 1441 Webster Avenue, within the confines of the 44 Precinct in Bronx.
Upon arrival, officers observed a 36-year-old male with a gunshot wound to his head.
EMS responded and transported the victim to St. Barnabas Hospital where he was pronounced deceased.
Floowing proper family notification, the deceased has been identified as follows.
634 Neried Avenue, Basement
Bronx, NY 10470
Pursuant to an ongoing investigation the following 22-year-old male
suspect was arrested and charged in regard to this incident as follows.
246 Sumpter Street, Apt. 2C
Brooklyn, NY 11233
- murder 2
- manslaughter 1
- criminal possession of a weapon 2 (2 counts)
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.