On Wednesday, May 20, 2020, at approximately 0229 hours, police responded to a 911 call of a male shot in the vicinity of E. 125th Street and 3rd Avenue, within the confines of the 25th Precinct in Manhattan.
Upon arrival, officers observed a 32-year-old male lying on the ground, with a gunshot wound to the chest, in front of 200 E. 125 Street.
EMS responded to the location and transported the victim to NYC Health + Hospitals / Harlem, where he was pronounced deceased.
Following proper family notification, the deceased has been identified as follows.
870 Courtlandt Avenue
Bronx, NY 10451
Pursuant to an ongoing investigation, the following 25-year-old male individual has been arrested and charged on Tuesday, August 04, 2020, at 0910 hours, within the confines of the 25th Precinct.
2 E. 127 Street
Manhattan, NY 10035
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.