On Tuesday September 27, 2016, at approximately 1927 hours, police responded to a 911 call of a male shot opposite 1821 University Avenue (inside of Morton Playground), within the confines of the 46 Precinct in Bronx.
Upon arrival, officers discovered the victim, a 21-year-old male, with a gunshot wound to the back of the head.
EMS also responded to the location and transported the victim to St. Barnabas Hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries.
The deceased has been identified as:
25 West Tremont Avenue
Bronx, NY 10453
Pursuant to an ongoing investigation on July 02, 2019, the following 18-year-old male suspect has been arrested in regard to this incident:
3073 Park Avenue
Bronx, NY 10451
- murder 2
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.