Forest Byrd, 34, Murdered

Published on August 01, 2020, 3:51 am
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On Saturday, August 01, 2020, at approximately 0135 hours, police responded to a 911 call of a male shot at 1166 Burke Avenue (Eastchester Playground), within the confines of the 49th Precinct in the Bronx.

Upon arrival, officers observed a 34-year-old male with gunshot wounds to the torso and left arm.

EMS responded to the location and transported the victim to NYC Health + Hospitals / Jacobi, where he was pronounced deceased.

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



Forest Byrd
3010 Yates Avenue
Bronx, NY 10469

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 1800577TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 188857PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stopperswebsite or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

All tips will be kept strictly confidential.


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