Leshaun Whitefield, 37, Murdered

Published on September 03, 2021, 11:43 pm
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On Friday, September 03, 2021, at approximately 1908 hours, police responded to a 911 call of a shooting in front of 1430 Unionport Road, within the confines of the 43rd Precinct in the Bronx.

Upon arrival, officers observed a 37-year-old male with a gunshot wound to his chest and a 27-year-old male with a gunshot wound to his right leg.

EMS responded to the scene and transported both victims to Jacob Medical Center, where the 37-year-old male was pronounced deceased.

The 27-year-old male was transported in in stable condition.

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


Leshaun Whitefield
address withheld
Manhattan, NY 10039

Pursuant to an ongoing investigation, detectives have submitted a surveillance photograph of a Jeep Cherokee, which fled the scene of the above-listed incident.

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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