On Wednesday, December 23, 2020, at approximately 1202 hours, police responded to a 911 call of an assault in progress in front of 1097 Boston Road, within the confines of the 42nd Precinct in the Bronx.
Upon arrival, officers encountered a 16-year-old male with a gunshot wound to the neck.
EMS also responded to the scene and transported the male to NYC Health + Hospitals / Lincoln, where he was pronounced deceased.
Following proper family notification, the deceased has been identified as follows.
1020 Trinity Avenue
Bronx, NY 10456
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 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.