On Friday, May 15, 2020 at approximately 0227 hours, police responded to a 911 call of a person shot inside 4439 3rd Avenue, within the confines of the 48th Precinct in the Bronx.
Upon arrival, officers observed a 25-year-old male, unconscious and unresponsive, with a gunshot wound to his torso.
EMS responded to the location and transported the male to St. Barnabas Hospital, where he was pronounced deceased.
Following proper family notification, the deceased has been identified as follows.
4439 3rd Avenue, Apt. 10K
Bronx, NY 10457
Pursuant to the ongoing investigation, two male individuals, at the ages of 25 and 29 respectively, have been taken into custody, and charged as follows.
430 E. 105 Street
Manhattan, NY 10029
2390 2nd Avenue
Manhattan, NY 10035
Charges for both individuals:
- criminal possession of a weapon;
- criminal possession of marijuana;
- criminal possession of controlled substance.
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.