On Wednesday, November 20, 2019, at approximately 2313 hours, police responded to a 911 call of a male shot at 1264 Sheridan Avenue, within the confines of the 44th Precinct in the Bronx.
Upon arrival, officers observed a 32-year-old male with a gunshot wound to the right leg. Officers learned that the male was shot, along with another male, inside of 192 E. 167th Street, a tobacco shop.
A 23-year-old male was discovered inside that location, unconscious and unresponsive, with a gunshot wound to the head.
EMS responded and pronounced the 23-year-old male deceased at the scene.
The 32-year-old male was transported to NYC Health + Hospitals / Lincoln, via EMS, in stable condition.
Following proper faimly notification, the victim has been identified as follows.
Bronx, NY 10459
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.