James Thrower, 31, Murdered

Published on July 20, 2022, 6:45 pm
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The New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in ascertaining the whereabouts of the individual, depicted in the attached surveillance photographs and video clip, who is wanted in connection to a homicide, that occurred within the confines of the 44th Precinct in the Bronx.

Details are follows.

It was reported to police that on Friday, July 15, 2022, at approximately 2535 hours, at the intersection of Teller Avenue and E. 162 Street, a 31-year-old male was approached by an unknown individual, who engaged him in a verbal dispute.

The individual proceeded to display and discharge a firearm at the victim multiple times, striking the victim multiple times about the body.

The individual fled the location eastbound on E. 161st Street.

Upon arrival, officers observed a 31-year-old male in front of 907 Teller Avenue, unconscious and unresponsive, with gunshot wounds to his torso.

EMS responded and transported the aided victim to NYC Health + Hospitals / Lincoln, where he was pronounced deceased.

The individual being sought is described as an adult male in his 30s, Black, approximately 5’08” tall, weighing 200 lbs.

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


James Thrower
address withheld
Queens, NY 11434

Surveillance video clip and photographs of the suspect are attached and available at DCPI.

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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