On Friday, June 26, 2020, at approximately 1949 hours, police responded to a 911 call of an assault in progress, coupled with a motor vehicle collision at the intersection of Fairmount Place and Crotona Avenue within the confines of the 48th Precinct in the Bronx.
Upon arrival, officers observed a 21-year-old male with a stab wound to the chest.
EMS responded to the location and transported the victim to St. Barnabas Hospital, where he was pronounced deceased.
2007 Lafontaine Avenue
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.