Mekhi Williams, 19 & A Minor, Arrested For The Murder Of Ramon Gil-Medrano, 16

Published on July 18, 2021, 2:08 pm
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On Sunday, July 11, 2021, at approximately 2336 hours, police responded to a 911 call of a male, shot at E. 178th Street and Valentine Avenue, within the confines of the 46th Precinct in the Bronx.

Upon arrival, police observed in front of 361 E. 178th Street a 16-year-old male with gunshot wounds to his head and chest.

EMS also responded and transported the male to St. Barnabus Hospital, where he was pronounced deceased.

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

Victim:

Ramon Gil-Medrano
address withheld
Bronx, NY 10460

Pursuant to an ongoing investigation regarding the above-listed incident, the following 19- and 15-year-old individuals were arrested on Saturday, July 17, 2021, and charged as follows.

Arrested:

Mekhi Williams
address withheld
Bronx, NY 10457

Charges:

  • murder 2nd;
  • conspiracy 1st;
  • conspiracy 2nd;
  • gang assault 1st;
  • reckless endangerment 1st;
  • criminal possession of a weapon 2nd.

Individual #2
a minor

Charges:

  • murder 2nd;
  • criminal possession of a weapon 2nd.

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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