Gerry Massella, 26, Murdered

Published on August 10, 2021, 10:30 am
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On Thursday, June0 3, 2021, at approximately 0311 hours, police responded to a 911 call of a male, shot in front of 82 W. 165th Street, within the confines of the 44th Precinct in the Bronx.

Upon arrival, officers observed a 26-year-old male with a gunshot wound to the neck.

EMS responded to the location and transported the victim to an area hospital, where he was pronounced deceased on Sunday, July 25, 2021.

The incident has been deemed a homicide.

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


Gerry Massella
address withheld
Bronx, NY 10452

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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