On Wednesday, April 01, 2020, at approximately 2140 hours, police responded to a 911 call of a person shot opposite of 1561 Sheridan Avenue, within the confines of the 44th Precinct in the Bronx.
Pursuant to the investigation, officers discovered the 52-year-old male victim at BronxCare Medical Center with a gunshot wound to his torso.
The victim was transported to the medical center prior to police arrival via private means, where he was subsequently pronounced deceased.
Following proper family notification, the deceased has been identified as follows.
476 St. Nicholas Avenue
Manhattan, NY 10027
The following 51-year-old male individual has been arrested in regard to this homicide.
1520 Sheridan Avenue
Bronx, NY 10457
- 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.