On Thursday, July 21, 2022, at approximately 0135 hours, police responded to a pick up 911 call of male, shot at the north west corner of the Grand Concourse and East Tremont, within the confines of the 46th Precinct in the Bronx.
Upon arrival, officers observed an 18-year-old male, unconscious and unresponsive, with a gunshot wound to his face.
EMS responded to the scene and transported the victim to St. Barnabas Hospital, where he was pronounced deceased.
Upon further investigation, the original incident location was determined to be on the south east corner of the Cross Bronx Expressway and Morris Avenue.
A crime scene was immediately established on both locations and 1 shell casing was discovered outside the original incident location.
Following proper family notification, the deceased has been identified as indicated.
Bronx, NY 10457
Pursuant to an ongoing investigation, the following 45-year-old male off-duty New York City employee was arrested and charged regarding the above-listed incident.
NYC Department Of Correction Officer
- 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 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.