Isael Lagares, 27, Shot To Death

Published on August 17, 2019, 10:08 pm
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On Friday, August 16, 2019 at approximately 2227 hours, police responded to a 911 call of a male shot in front of 2734 Bainbridge Avenue, within the confines of the 52 Precinct in Bronx.

Upon arrival, officers observed a 27-year-old male with multiple gunshot wounds about the torso.

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

The deceased has been identified as follows.


Isael Lagares
2952 Marion Avenue
Bronx, NY 10458

*** UPDATE ***

Pursuant to an ongoing investigation on 08/31/2019 the following two individuals have been arrested and charged as indicated:


Lucas Chajecki, 23
address withheld
Bronx, NY 10462



Gary Ortiz, 31
address withheld
Bronx, NY 10463


  • murder

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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