On Wednesday, June 03, 2020 at approximately 0715 hours, officers from the 44th Precinct in the Bronx were alerted by a passerby of an aided male inside the basketball court area of Claremont Park, within the confines of the same precinct.
Upon arrival, officers observed a 36-year-old male, unconscious and unresponsive, with a gunshot wound to the head.
EMS transported the victim to St. Barnabas Hospital, where he was subsequently pronounced deceased. There are no arrests and the investigation remains ongoing.
Following proper family notification, the deceased has been identified as follows.
1920 Anthony 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.