Lamel Evans, 17, Arrested For The Murder Of Jaquan Smith, 21

Published on September 06, 2018, 6:46 am
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On Wednesday, September 05, 2018, at approximately 0319 hours, police responded to Bronx Lebanon Hospital regarding a male walk-in gunshot wound victim.

Upon arrival, officers observed a 21-year-old male with a gunshot wound to the head, in critical condition.

It was learned that the incident has taken place at the corner of Selwyn Avenue and E. 172nd Street, within the confines of the 44th Precinct in the Bronx.

The victim later succumbed to his injuries at the hospital.

The deceased has been identified as:

Jaquan Smith

21-year-old male

1405 Park Avenue

New York, NY

Pursuant to an ongoing investigation, the following 17-year-old male individual has been arrested and charged on Wednesday, September 05, 2018, at 2005 hours.


Lamel Evans
3190 Rochambeau Avenue
Bronx, NY 10467


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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