The New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the individual and vehicle, depicted in the attached surveillance photographs and video clip, who are sought in connection to a homicide, that occurred within the confines of the 40th Precinct in the Bronx.
Details are as follows.
It was reported to police that on Tuesday, May 18, 2021, at approximately 2327 hours, in front of 224 Willis Avenue, the first individual walked out of a black sedan and shot the 24-year-old male victim several times in the body. At the same time, in front of 408 E. 138th Street, another individual fired several shots from the black sedan and struck the 20-year-old male in the left foot.
The first individual entered the black sedan and then it fled eastbound on E. 138th Street.
The two victims were transported by EMS to NYC Health + Hospitals / Lincoln, where the 24-year-old male was pronounced deceased.
The first individual is described as a male, who wore a black mask, all-black clothing, and blue gloves.
The vehicle is described as a black four-door sedan, possibly a Lincoln Town Car.
There is no description for the second individual at this time.
Following proper family notification, the deceased has been identified as follows.
Bronx, NY 10454
Surveillance video clip and photograph(s) of the suspect(s)’ vehicle are attached and available at DCPI.
Anyone with information related to this incident is asked to call the NYPD‘s Crime Stoppers hotline at 1–800–577–TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1–888–57–PISTA (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.