On Friday, August 27, 2021, at approximately 0150 hours, police responded to a 911 call of a person, shot near the corner of 10th Avenue and W. 211st Street, within the confines of the 34th Precinct in Manhattan.
Upon arrival, officers observed a 27-year-old male with a gunshot wound to the chest.
EMS responded to the location and transported the victim to New York- Presbyterian Allen Pavilion Hospital, where he was pronounced deceased.
Further investigation revealed a second victim, a 27-year-old male, who sustained a gunshot wound to the right hand at the incident location and was transported, via private means, also to New York- Presbyterian Allen Pavilion Hospital, where he remains in stable condition.
Following proper family notification, the deceased has been identified as indicated.
Manhattan, NY 10036
Pursuant to an ongoing investigation, the following 26-year-old male individual has been arrested and charged on Friday, November 19, 2021.
Bronx, NY 10472
- attempted murder;
- 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.