Help Identify An Assault Trio

Posted on July 11, 2019, 8:29 pm
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The New York City Police Department is asking the public’s assistance identifying the individuals depicted in the attached surveillance video in connection to an assault (non-fatal shooting) that occurred within the confines of the 40 Precinct in Bronx.

Details are as follows.

It was reported to police that on Friday, June 21, 2019, at approximately 2330 hours, in front of 225 Willis Avenue, three unknown individuals exited a gray Mercedes-Benz at the location. The individuals brandished a firearm and fired multiple shots, striking two male victims who were across the street, causing serious physical injury.

EMS responded to the scene and transported the victims, a 23-year-old male with a gunshot wound to the right foot, and a 22-year-old male with a gunshot wound to his right thigh to Lincoln Hospital.

The three unidentified individuals fled the location southbound on Willis Avenue in the gray Mercedes-Benz.

The individuals are described as follows:

Individual #1: adult male, Black, medium build, short close cut black hair. He was last seen wearing a white hooded sweatshirt, ripped blue jeans, and blue sneakers.

Individual #2: adult male, Black, thin build, short close cut black hair. He was last seen wearing a black t-shirt, black jeans and black sneakers.

Individual #3: adult male, Black, medium build, goatee and short close cut black hair. He was last seen wearing a long-sleeved white sweater, blue jeans, and multicolored sneakers.

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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