On Sunday, July 04, 2021, at approximately 0410 hours, police responded to a 911 call of two males, shot in front of 866 E. 172nd Street, within in the confines of the 42nd Precinct in the Bronx.
Upon arrival, officers observed two individuals with gunshot wounds: a 22-year-old male with multiple gunshot wounds to the torso and arm, and a 27-year-old male with a gunshot wound to the buttocks.
EMS also responded to the location and transported both victims to St. Barnabas Hospital, where the 22-year-old male was pronounced deceased.
The 27-year-old male is currently listed in stable condition.
Following proper family notification, the deceased has been identified as indicated.
Bronx, NY 10456
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.