The NYPD is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the males depicted in the attached video that are wanted for questioning in connection to the below homicide.

On Friday, June 7, 2019 at approximately 0016 hours, police responded to a 911 call of persons shot in front of 1255 Adee Avenue, within the confines of the 49 Precinct in Bronx.

Upon arrival, officers observed two males with gunshot wounds; a 35-year-old male with a gunshot wound to the chest and a 57-year-old male with a gunshot wound to the left shoulder.

EMS responded to the location and transported both males to Jacobi Hospital, where the 35-year-old male was pronounced deceased and the 57-year-old male remains in stable condition.

The deceased has been identified as follows:

Richard Lee Jones
1245 Adee Avenue
Bronx, NY 10469

Family has been notified.

A surveillance video clip of the suspects is attached and available at DCPI.

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 Stoppers‘ website or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

All tips will be kept strictly confidential.


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