On Sunday, February 06, 2022, at approximately 0218 hours, police responded to a ShotSpotter activation at 796 Greene Avenue, within the confines of the 81st Precinct in Brooklyn.
Upon arrival and a hospital canvass, police confirmed that an 18-year-old male with gunshot wounds to his chest was brought via private means to NYC Health + Hospitals / Woodhull, where he was pronounced deceased.
A preliminary investigation determined that the male was shot in front of 792 Green Avenue, while sitting inside of a parked vehicle at the location.
Following proper family notification, the deceased has been identified as indicated.
Bronx, NY 10457
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.