On Saturday, September 28, 2019 at 0017 hours, police responded to a ShotSpotter activation at 1700 Crotona Avenue, within the confines of the 42nd Precinct in Bronx.

Upon arrival and canvass of the area, a 22-year-old male was discovered, unconscious and unresponsive, inside of Crotona Park, with gunshot wounds to the head, back and leg.

EMS responded to the location and transported the victim to Saint Barnabas Hospital, where he was pronounced deceased.


Bradford Mensah
2119 Hughes Avenue, Apt. 3B
Bronx, NY 10457

The New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the male depicted in the attached photo wanted for questioning in connection to the above-listed homicide.

A surveillance photograph 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 Stopperswebsite or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES), followed by entering TIP577.

All tips will be kept strictly confidential.



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