On Saturday, April 04, 2020, at approximately 0736 hours, police responded to a 911 call of a male assaulted inside 801 Chestnut Avenue within the 47th Precinct in the Bronx.
Upon arrival, police discovered a 23-year-old male unconscious and unresponsive with stab wounds to the torso.
EMS responded and transported the male to NYC Health + Hospitals / Jacobi where he was pronounced deceased.
Following proper family notification, the deceased has been identified as follows.
801 Chestnut Street
Bronx, NY 10467
A 17-year-old male was taken into custody and charged as follows.
- murder 2nd degree;
- 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 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.