Luis Colon, 52, Arrested For The Murder Of Reinaldo Vega, 65

Published on January 01, 2021, 9:18 am
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On Thursday, December 10, 2020, at approximately 1028 hours, police responded to a 911 call of assault near the corner of Mt. Carmel Place and E. 27th Street, within the confines of the 13th Precinct in Manhattan.

Upon arrival, officers observed a 65-year-old male lying on the sidewalk with head trauma.

EMS responded to the location and transported the aided male to NYC Health + Hospitals / Bellevue.

On Saturday, December 16, 2020, the victim succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased.

The above-listed incident has been deemed a homicide.

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

Victim:

Reinaldo Vega
1208 Tinton Avenue
Bronx, NY 10456

Pursuant to an ongoing investigation, the following 52-year-old male individual has been arrested and charged on Friday, December 15, 2020, at 2245 hours within the confines of the 13th Precinct.

Arrested:

Luis Colon
400 E. 30th Street
Manhattan, NY 10016

Charges:

  • assault;
  • pending.

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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