Nazeem Francis, 21, 3rd Arrested For The Murder Of Christopher Pierce, 34

Published on March 14, 2021, 11:52 am
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On Monday, September 03, 2018,at approximately 2124 hours, police responded to a 911 call of a male shot opposite 124 Eames Place, within the confines of the 50th Precinct in the Bronx.

Upon arrival, officers observed a 34-year-old male with a gunshot wound to the upper torso.

EMS responded to the location and transported the victim to St. Barnabas Hospital, where he was pronounced deceased.

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

Victim:

Christopher Pierce
address withheld
Bronx, NY 10468

Pursuant to an ongoing investigation, the following 20- and 19-year-old individuals were arrested and charged on Wednesday, March 25, 2020, at 1400 hours, within the confines of the 50th Precinct.

Arrested:

Jonathan Colon
address withheld
Bronx, NY 10472

Charges:

  • murder 2nd degree

Arrested:

Julio Ozuna
address withheld
Bronx, NY 10472

Charges:

  • murder 2nd degree

Pursuant to an ongoing investigation, the following 21-year-old male individual was arrested and charged on Wednesday, March 10, 2021, at 1500 hours, within the confines of the 50th Precinct.

Arrested:

Nazeem Francis
address withheld
Queens, NY 11422

Charges:

  • murder 2nd degree

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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