On Wednesday, May 17, 2023 at approximately 0630 hours, police responded to a 911 call of a male, shot in front of 3470 Fort Independence Street, within the confines of the 50th Precinct in the Bronx.
Upon arrival, officers observed a 27-year-old male, unconscious and unresponsive, with gunshot wounds to the chest.
EMS responded to the location and transported the victim to Montefiore Medical Center, where he was pronounced deceased.
Following proper family notification, the deceased has been identified as indicated.
Bronx, NY 10463
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.