he New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the individuals depicted in the attached photographs in connection to an assault that occurred within the confines of the 47 Precinct in Bronx.

Details are as follows.

It was reported to police that on Saturday August 24, 2019, at approximately 0050 hours, in front of 755 East 216 Street, the two individuals fired multiple shots at the two male victims, a 34-year-old and a 26-year-old, and fled the scene on foot eastbound on East 216 Street and then northbound on Barnes Avenue. The 34-year-old male suffered a gunshot wound to his right leg and the 26-year-old male was shot once in the torso. Both victims were removed to an area hospital in stable condition.

The first individual is a dark-skinned male with a beard; last seen wearing a blue and white hooded sweater, light colored shorts and black and white sneakers.

The second individual is a dark-skinned male; last seen wearing a light colored hooded sweater, gray sweatpants and white sneakers.

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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