Jeremy Amadize, 18, Arrested For The Murder Of Jerome Burleigh, 18

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Published on June 23, 2024, 5:45 pm
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On Monday, May 15, 2023 at approximately 1733 hours, police responded to a 911 call of a male, shot in front of 1303 Common Wealth Avenue, within the confines of the 43rd Precinct in the Bronx.

Upon arrival, officers observed an 18-year-old male, unconscious and unresponsive, with a gunshot wound to the torso.

EMS responded and transported the male to NYC Health + Hospitals / Jacobi, where he was pronounced deceased.

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

Victim:

Jerome Burleigh
address withheld
Bronx, NY 10472

Pursuant to an ongoing investigation, the following 23-year-old male individual was arrested and charged at 1230 hours on Friday, June 21, 2024, within the confines of the 43 Precinct.

Arrested:

Jeremy Amadize
address withheld
Bronx, NY 10472

Charges:

  • murder in the 2nd degree:
  • manslaughter in the 1st degree.

The investigation remains ongoing.

All charges are merely accusations and all defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.

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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