It was reported to police that on Tuesday, July 13, 2021, at approximately 1808 hours, in front of 1461 5 Avenue within the confines of the 25th Precinct in Manhattan, an unidentified individual fired several shots at another unidentified male.
During the incident, the 59-year-old male victim was grazed in the chest by one of the shots.
EMS transported him to NYC Health + Hospitals / Harlem in stable condition.
The individual fled the scene in an unknown direction.
Pursuant to an ongoing investigation, the following 18-year-old and 20-year-old individuals were arrested and charged within the confines of the 25th Precinct on Tuesday, July 13, 2021, at 2330 hours and on Thursday, July 22, 2021, at 1200 hours, respectively.
445 E. 120th Street
Manhattan, NY 10035
- attempted murder.
2774 Dewey Avenue
Bronx, NY 10465
- attempted murder;
- reckless endangerment;
- criminal possession of a weapon: loaded firearm.
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 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.