On Friday, May 15, 2020, at approximately 0227 hours, police responded to a 911 call of a person shot inside 4439 3rd Avenue, within the confines of the 48th Precinct in the Bronx.
Upon arrival, officers observed a 25-year-old male, unconscious and unresponsive, with a gunshot wound to his torso.
EMS responded to the location and transported the male victim to St. Barnabas Hospital, where he was pronounced deceased.
Pursuant to the ongoing investigation, two male individuals have been taken into custody, with charges pending.
Following proper family notification, the deceased has been identified as follows.
4439 3rd Avenue, Apt. 10K
Bronx, NY 10457
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.