On Thursday, October 07, 2021, at approximately 1425 hours, police responded to a 911 call of a person, shot at River Avenue and E. 151st Street, within the confines of the 44th Precinct in the Bronx.
Upon arrival, officers observed a 42-year-old male with a gunshot wound to the chest.
EMS also responded to the location and transported the victim to NYC Health + Hospital / Lincoln, where he was pronounced deceased.
Following proper family notification, the deceased has been identified as follows.
Bronx, NY 10473
Pursuant to an ongoing investigation, the following 21-year-old male individual has been arrested and charged on Thursday, November 04, 2021, at 1315 hours within the confines of the 44th Precinct.
Queens, NY 11434
- criminal possession of a weapon: loaded firearm.
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.