Help Identify A Murder Quintet

Published on January 04, 2023, 4:09 am
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The New York City Police Department is asking the public for assistance in ascertaining the whereabouts and identity of the individuals, depicted in the attached surveillance photographs, who are wanted for questioning in connection to a robbery, that occurred in front of 1920 Osbourne Place, which resulted in the death of Johnny Gaston, 32, who was discovered in front of 189 Burnside Avenue.

Details are as follows.

On December 15, 2022, at 2202 hours, police responded to a 911 call of a male, shot in front of 189 Burnside Avenue, within the confines of the 46th Precinct in the Bronx.

Upon arrival, police discovered two (2) individuals shot.

Victim #1, a 32-year-old male, was shot in the head and removed to St. Barnabas Hospital, where he was pronounced deceased.

Victim #2, a 27-year-old male, was shot in the groin and removed to St. Barnabas Hospital in stable condition.

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


Johnny Gaston
address withheld
Bronx, NY 10459

Surveillance photographs of the suspects are 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 Stopperswebsite or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

All tips will be kept strictly confidential.


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