On Saturday, August 08, 2020, at approximately 2045 hours, police responded to a 911 call for a male shot in the vicinity of E. 165 Street and Prospect Avenue, within the confines of the 42nd Precinct in the Bronx.
Upon arrival, Police discover an unconscious and unresponsive 36-year-old male individual lying on the pavement with a gunshot wound to the abdomen.
EMS responded and transported the victim to Lincoln hospital, where he was pronounced deceased at 2355 hours.
Following proper family notification, the deceased has been identified as follows.
601 W. 142nd Street
Manhattan, NY 10031
Pursuant to an ongoing investigation, the following 29-year-old male individual has been arrested and charged on Friday, September 18, 2020, at 1700 hours, within the confines of the 42nd Precinct.
970 Tinton Avenue
Bronx, NY 10459
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 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.