On Thursday, July 11, 2019 at approximately 2142 hours, police responded to a 911 call for a male shot at the corner of Field Place and Grand Concourse in the confines of the 46th Precinct in Bronx.

Upon arrival, officers discovered an unidentified male with a gunshot wound to the torso.

EMS transported the victim to St. Barnabas Hospital where he was pronounced deceased.

The deceased 31-year-old male has been identified as follows:

Richard Cepeda
3322 Decatur Avenue, Apt. 13B
Bronx, NY 10467

Family has been notified.

The investigation remains ongoing.

All charges are merely accusations and all defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.

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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