On Sunday, May 09, 2021, at approximately 0238 hours, police responded to a 911 call of a person, shot at 1203 Westchester Avenue, within the confines of the 41st Precinct in the Bronx.
Upon arrival, police observed in front of the location a 32-year-old male, lying on the ground, with a gunshot wound to the chest.
EMS also responded and transported the male to NYC Health + Hospitals / Lincoln, where he was pronounced deceased.
Following proper family notification, the deceased has been identified as follows.
Allen Steven Urena
Bronx, NY 10473
Pursuant to an ongoing investigation, the following 35-year-old male individual has been arrested and charged in connection to the above-listed incident.
Manhattan, NY 10029
- reckless endangerment;
- 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 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.