Nisayah Sanchez, 16, Murdered

Published on September 30, 2021, 1:06 pm
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On Wednesday, September 29, 2021, at 1250 hours, police responded to a 911 call of a male, shot in front of 749 E. 187th Street, within the confines of the 48th Precinct in the Bronx.

Upon arrival, officers discovered victim #1, a 16-year-old male, lying on the ground with a gunshot wounds to his chest and to the back of his head.

EMS responded to the location and transported the male victim to St. Barnabas Hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries on Thursday, September 30, 2021.

At approximately 1317 hours, police responded to St. Barnabas Hospital for a 911 call of a past assault.

Upon arrival at the hospital, officers discovered victim #2, a 23-year-old male, who was being treated for gunshot wounds to his left arm and right foot.

A preliminary investigation revealed that victim #1 and victim #2 were in front of 749 E. 187th Street, when two unidentified males exited a grey Honda Accord, approached the victims with handguns and fired multiple rounds, striking the victims.

The unidentified males re-entered the Honda and fled westbound on E. 187th Street.

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


Nisayah Sanchez
address withheld
Bronx, NY 10451

There have been no arrests made and the investigation remains ongoing.

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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