Help Identify A Homicide Suspect

Published on August 19, 2019, 6:23 am
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The New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the male depicted in the attached surveillance video wanted for questioning in connection to a homicide that occurred within the confines of the 43rd Precinct in Bronx.

Details are as follows.

On Sunday, August 18, 2019 at approximately 0352 Hours, police responded to a 911 call for a person shot in front of 539 Commonwealth Avenue in the confines of the 43rd Precinct. Upon arrival, officers discovered a 26-year-old male victim shot multiple times in the chest.

EMS transported the victim to Jacobi Hospital where he was pronounced deceased. There are no arrests at this time and the investigation is ongoing.

Victim:

Nestor Ventura
522 Rosedale Avenue
Bronx, NY 10473

Family has been notified.

A surveillance video clip of the suspect 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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NYPD
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