On Sunday, November 04, 2018, at approximately 0136 hours, police responded to a 911 call of a male shot in front of 4714 White Plains Road, within the confines of the 47th Precinct in the Bronx.
Upon arrival, officers observed a 25-year-old male with a gunshot wound to the face.
EMS responded to the location and transported the victim to Montefiore Hospital, in critical condition. On Wednesday, July 03, 2019, the victim succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased.
On Tuesday, September 24, 2019, this incident has been deemed a homicide.
Following proper family notification, the deceased has been identified as follows.
2911 Barnes Avenue
Bronx, NY 10467
Pursuant to an ongoing investigation, the following individual has been arrested and charged on Monday, December 03, 2018, at 1450 hours within the confines of the 47th Precinct.
1245 Stratford Avenue
Bronx, NY 10472
- attempted murder;
- assault (2 counts);
- criminal possession of a controlled substance (2 counts);
- criminal possession of a weapon: loaded firearm;
- unlawful possession of marijuana.
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.