On Friday, September 03, 2021, at approximately 2038 hours, police responded to a 911 call of a shooting in front of 1137 E. 229th Drive South (Edenwald Houses), within the confines of the 47 lth Precinct / Police Service Area 8 in the Bronx.
Upon arrival, officers observed a 28-year-old male with a gunshot wound to his chest.
EMS responded to the scene and transported the victim to Montefiore Hospital, where he was pronounced deceased.
Following proper family notification, the deceased has been identified as follows.
Bronx, NY 10466
There have been no arrests made and the investigation remains ongoing.
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.