On Saturday, April 24, 2021, at approximately 2300 hours, police responded to a 911 call of a male, shot in front of 924 E. 225th Street, within the confines of the 47th Precinct in the Bronx.
Upon arrival police observed an 18-year-old male unconscious and unresponsive with gunshot wounds to his face, chest and right shoulder.
EMS also responded and transported the male to NYC Health + Hospitals /Jacobi Hospital, where he was later pronounced deceased.
Following proper family notification, the deceased has been identified as follows.
Bronx, NY 10466
Pursuant to an ongoing investigation, the following 19-year-old male individual has been arrested and charged on Monday, May 03, 2021, at 1130 hours within the confines of the 47th Precinct.
Manhattan, NY 10029
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.