On Sunday, March 31, 2019, at approximately 0354 hours, police responded to a 911 call of shots fired in the vicinity of East 138 Street and Lincoln Avenue, in the confines of the 40 precinct in Bronx.
Upon arrival officers encountered three males with varying degrees of injuries. EMS also responded to the scene and removed a 29-year-old male with stab wounds to his torso, and a 27-year-old male with a gunshot wound to the torso and a stab wound to his face, to Lincoln Hospital where the 29-year-old was pronounced deceased. He is indentified as follows.
Kareem Allen, 29
2730 8 Avenue
Manhattan, NY 10039
A 30-year-old male with a stab wound to the face was removed to Harlem Hospital in serious but stable condition.
The preliminary investigation determined that the three victims were assaulted in front of 256 E. 138 Street following a dispute.
A 31-year-old male and a 33-year-old male were taken into custody; charges against them are pending.
Photos of the suspect are attached and available at DCPI.
The investigation is 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.