Nelson Rivera, 20, Arrested For The Murder Of John Salgado, 37

Published on December 17, 2021, 3:32 pm
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On Saturday, December 11, 2021, at approximately 2259 hours, police responded to a 911 call of a male, shot in front of 1382 Washington Avenue, Morris Houses, within the confines of the 42nd Precinct / PSA 7 in the Bronx.

Upon arrival, police observed in front of 1385 Washington Avenue a 37-year-old male with gunshot wounds to his face, chest and both legs.

EMS also responded and transported the male to BronxCare Health System, where he was pronounced deceased.

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


John Salgado
address withheld
Bronx, NY 10469

Pursuant to an ongoing investigation, the following 20-year-old male individual was arrested on Thursday, December 16, 2021, at 1135 hours.


Nelson Rivera
address withheld
Queens, NY 11385


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

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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