On Sunday, February 09, 2020, at approximately 0227 hours, police responded to a 911 call of male shot in front of 360 E. 137 Street within the confines of the 40th Precinct in the Bronx.
Upon arrival, police discovered a 29-year-old male with a gunshot wound to the chest.
EMS responded and transported the male to NYC Health + Hospitals/Lincoln where he was pronounced deceased.
Following proper family notification, the deceased has been identified as follows.
2665 Decatur Avenue
Bronx, NY 10458
Pursuant to an ongoing investigation, the following 26-year-old male individual has been arrested and charged on Saturday, March 07, 2020, at 1800 hours, within the confines of the 40 Precinct in the Bronx.
339 E. 138 Street
Bronx, NY 10454
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.