Keyan Francis, 28, Murdered

Published on March 26, 2022, 6:28 pm
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On Saturday, March 26, 2022, at approximately 1043 hours, police responded to a 911 call of an aided inside 1465 Washington Avenue, Morris Houses, within the confines of the 42nd Precinct / PSA 7 in the Bronx.

Upon arrival, officers observed a 28-year-old male, unconscious and unresponsive with a gunshot wound to the torso.

EMS responded and transported the male to St. Barnabas Hospital, where he was pronounced deceased.

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


Keyan Francis
address withheld
Manhattan, NY 10035

There have been no arrests made and the investigation remains ongoing.

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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