On Thursday, March 31, 2022, at approximately 1947 hours, police responded to a 911 call of an assault in progress at E. 169th Street and Washington Avenue, within the confines of the 42nd Precinct in the Bronx.
Upon arrival, officers observed a 37-year-old male with a gunshot wound to the head in front of 1292 Washington Avenue.
EMS responded and transported the victim to St. Barnabas Hospital, where he was pronounced deceased.
Following proper family notification, the deceased has been identified as indicated.
Bronx, NY 10451
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.