On Wednesday, July 06, 2022, at approximately 2339 hours, police responded to a 911 call of an assault with a knife in the vicinity of East Gun Hill Road and Seymour Avenue.

Upon arrival, officers observed a 30-year-old male, unconscious and unresponsive inside a vehicle, with stab wounds about the body, in front of 1381 E. Gun Hill Road.

EMS responded to the location and pronounced victim deceased at the scene.

Further investigation revealed the victim was involved in a dispute with another male at Schorr Place and Eastchester Road, when he is stabbed by the suspect.

The victim then entered the vehicle and attempted to drive from the location, before striking a pole at 1381 E. Gun Hill Road and coming to a rest thereat.

Following proper family notification, the deceased has been identified as indicated.


Jorge Valentin
address withheld
Bronx, NY 10457

Pursuant to an ongoing investigation, the following 18-year-old male individual was arrested and charged in regard to the above-listed homicide.


Jaivon Cherry
address withheld
Bronx, NY 10467


  • murder;
  • manslaughter;
  • criminal possession of a weapon.

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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