Jose Ortiz, 65, Arrested For The Murder Of Tyrone Quick, 45

Published on January 07, 2023, 8:53 am
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On Friday, January 06, 2022, at approximately 2057 hours, police responded to a 911 call of an assault inside of an apartment, located in a residential building at 1212 University Avenue.

Upon arrival, officers observed a 45-year-old male, unconscious and unresponsive, with stab wounds to the chest and a 39-year-old female with stab wounds to the arm.

EMS responded to the location and transported both victims to NYC Health + Hospitals / Lincoln, where the male was pronounced deceased, and the female is in stable condition.

A suspect was taken into custody at the scene.

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


Tyrone Quick
address withheld
Bronx, NY 10452

Pursuant to an ongoing investigation, the following 65-year-old male male individual has been arrested and charged on Saturday, January 07, 2023, at 0115 hours, within the confines of the 44th Precinct in the Bronx.


Jose Ortiz
1212 University Avenue
Bronx, NY 10452


  • murder;
  • assault;
  • manslaughter;
  • attempted murder;
  • attempted manslaughter;
  • criminal possession of a weapon.

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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