Kevin Perez, 18, Arrested For The Murder Of Oscar Hernandez, 24

Published on December 24, 2021, 12:27 am
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On Thursday, December 16, 2021, at approximately 0953 hours, police responded to a 911 call of an assault in progress in the vicinity of W. 151st Street and Amsterdam Avenue, within the confines of the 30th Precinct in Manhattan.

Upon arrival, officers encountered a 24-year-old male with gunshot wounds to his neck and back.

EMS also responded to the scene and transported the male to Mt. Sinai Morningside, where he was pronounced deceased.

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

Victim:

Oscar Hernandez
address withheld
Manhattan, NY 10031

Arrested:

Kevin Perez
address withheld
Bronx, NY 10458

Charges:

  • murder;
  • 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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