James Rivera, 24, Murdered

Published on July 27, 2020, 2:59 pm
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On Monday, July 20, 2020, at approximately 2344 hours, police responded to a 911 call of a male shot in front of 3340 Decatur Avenue, within the confines of the 52nd Precinct in the Bronx.

Upon arrival, officers observed a 24-year-old male, unconscious and unresponsive, with a gunshot wound to the back.

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

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



James Rivera
315 E. 209 Street
Bronx, NY 10467

There have been no arrests made and the investigation remains ongoing.

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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