Kelvin Ortiz, 35, Arrested For The Murder Of Dane Salmon, 22

Published on March 12, 2021, 10:04 am
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On February 06, 2021, at approximately 1908 hours, police responded to a male shot at Westchester Avenue and Bruckner Boulevard, within the confines of the 45th Precinct in the Bronx.

Upon arrival, officers discovered a 22-year-old male with multiple gunshot wounds to the upper body.

EMS responded to the location and transported the victim to Jacobi Hospital, where he was later pronounced.

Following proper family notification, the deceased has been identified as indicated.


Dane Salmon
4100 Hutchinson River Parkway
Bronx, NY 10475

Pursuant to an ongoing investigation the following 35-year-old male individual was arrested on March 11, 2021, at 1530 hours.


Kelvin Ortiz
1688 Cypress West
Avon, OH 44011


  • murder;
  • manslaughter;
  • criminal possession of a weapon.

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 1800577TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 188857PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stopperswebsite or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

All tips will be kept strictly confidential.


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