It was reported to police that on Wednesday, May 05, 2021, at approximately 2145 hours, in front of 658 Dawson Street, within the confines of the 41st Precinct in the Bronx, an unidentified individual discharged a firearm multiple times, striking a 40-year-old male victim in the head and back.
The unidentified individual was last seen fleeing on foot northbound on Prospect Avenue toward the vicinity of the John Adams Houses on Tinton Avenue.
EMS transported the 40-year-old male victim to NYC Health + Hospitals / Lincoln, where he was pronounced deceased.
Following proper family notification, the deceased has been identified as follows.
Bronx, NY 10466
Pursuant to an ongoing investigation the following 44-year-old male individual has been arrested and charged:
Queens, NY 11418
- crminal 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 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.