On Monday, August 30, 2021, at approximately 2115 hours, police responded to a 911 call of a male, shot in front of 1693 Vyse Avenue, within the confines of the 42nd Precinct in the Bronx.
Upon arrival, officers observed a 26-year-old male, unconscious and unresponsive with multiple gunshot wounds to the torso.
EMS responded to the location and transported the victim to St. Barnabas Hospital, where he was pronounced deceased.
Following proper family notification, the deceased has been identified as follows.
Luis Giovanni Colon
Allentown, PA 18102
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 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.