David Peart, 30, Murdered

Published on January 07, 2021, 7:51 am
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The New York City Police Department is asking the public’s assistance identifying the following individual, depicted in the attached surveillance photograph and video clip, who is wanted in connection to a murder, that occurred within the confines of the 42nd Precinct in the Bronx.

Details are as follows.

It was reported to police that on Thursday, October 15, 2020, at approximately 1730 hours, in front of 960 Tinton Avenue, a 30-year-old male victim was approached by an unknown individual; the individual displayed a black firearm and shot the victim in the torso before fleeing the scene on foot in an unknown direction.

EMS responded to the location and transported the victim to NYC Health + Hospitals / Lincoln, where he was listed in critical condition.

The above-listed victim was pronounced deceased on Monday, January 04, 2021and the incident was deemed a homicide.

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


David Peart
735 E. 166th Street
Bronx, NY 10456

The suspect is described as a male, Black, 20 to 30 years of age, with a thin build and a full beard.

He was last seen wearing a black and red baseball cap, a white hooded sweatshirt with a “Nike” logo on the front, blue jeans and multi-colored sneakers.

A surveillance video clip and a photograph of the suspect are attached and available at DCPI.

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 Stoppers‘ website or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

All tips will be kept strictly confidential.


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