On December 08, 2019 at 0555 hours police responded to a report of a person assaulted with a knife in front of 985 Simpson Street within the confines of the 41 precinct in Bronx.
Upon arrival officer discovered an 19-year-old male with multiple stab wounds to the torso and an 18-year-old with a stab wound to the torso.
EMS responded and transported both individuals to Lincoln Hospital where the 19-year-old was pronounced deceased and the 18-year-old was listed in stable condition.
The identity of the deceased is pending proper family notification.
Pursuant to an ongoing investigation, the following 18-year-old male individual has been arrested and charged.
941 Hoe Avenue
Bronx, NY 10459
- criminal possession of a weapon.
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.