Mark McLaurin, 41, Arrested For The Murder Of Jerode Ervin, 31

Published on February 25, 2022, 3:34 pm
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On Wednesday, October 06, 2021, at approximately 0437 hours, police responded to a 911 call of shots fired in front of 300 E. 158th Street (Jackson Houses), within the confines of the 40th Precinct / PSA7 in the Bronx.

Upon arrival, officers observed a 31-year-old male lying on the ground with a gunshot wound to the torso.

EMS responded to the location and transported the victim to NYC Health + Hospitals / Lincoln, where he was pronounced deceased.

Pursuant to an ongoing investigation the following 41-year-old male individual has been arrested and charged according.


Mark McLaurin
address withheld
Bronx, NY 10451


  • murder;
  • manslaughter;
  • criminal possession of a weapon.

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


Jerode Ervin
address withheld
Brooklyn, NY 11212

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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