On Saturday, August 03, 2019, at approximately 0925 hours, police responded to a 911 call of an assault in progress at E. 187 Street and Crotona Avenue, within the confines of the 48 Precinct in Bronx.

Upon arrival, officers observed a 66-year-old male lying on the ground with trauma to the head.

EMS responded to the location and transported the victim to Saint Barnabas Hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries on Monday, October 28, 2019.

The deceased has been identified as follows.

Victim:

George Rayot
2325 Southern Boulevard
Bronx, NY 10460

Pursuant to an ongoing investigation, the following 38-year-old male individual has been arrested and charged on Saturday, August 03, 2019 at 2143 hours within the confines of the 48 Precinct in Bronx.

Arrested:

Marcus Jackson
2375 Southern Boulevard
Bronx, NY 10460

Charges:

  • attempted murder;
  • felony assault (3 counts).

The investigation remains ongoing.

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 Stoppers‘ website or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

All tips will be kept strictly confidential.

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