On Saturday, January 21, 2023, at approximately 2226 hours, police responded to a 911 call of shots fired in the vicinity of 1121 Morris Avenue, within the confines of the 44th Precinct in the Bronx.
Upon arrival, officers observed two (2) males with gunshot wounds.
The first victim, a 29-year-old male, sustained a gunshot wound to the left arm and was removed by EMS to NYC Health + Hospitals / Lincoln in stable condition.
The second victim, a 33-year-old male, sustained a gunshot wound to the stomach and was transported by EMS to NYC Health + Hospitals / Lincoln, where he was pronounced deceased.
Following proper family notification, the deceased has been identified as indicated.
Queens, NY 11434
Pursuant to an ongoing investigation, it was discovered that there were two (2) additional victims as a result of this incident.
The third victim, a 30-year-old male, was discovered by officers with a gunshot wound to the lower back in the vicinity of Sherman Avenue and E. 167th Street. EMS responded and transported this aided male to NYC Health + Hospitals / Lincoln in stable condition.
The fourth victim, a 24-year-old male, was transported by private means to NYC Health + Hospitals / Harlem in stable condition.
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.