Omar Barnes, 19, Arrested For The Murder Of Jameik Bishop, 18

Published on May 05, 2021, 4:05 am
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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 indicated.


Jameik Bishop
address withheld
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.


Omar Barnes
address withheld
Manhattan, NY 10029


  • murder

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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