Omar Bojang, 18 And A Minor, 15, Arrested For The Murder Of Kyhara Tay, 11

Published on May 24, 2022, 12:15 am
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It was reported to police that on Monday, May 16, 2022, at 1650 hours, an unknown male was running on Fox Street towards 165th Street, while being chased by two (2) individuals on a scooter, within the confines of the 41st Precinct in the Bronx.

When the male being chased approached the front of 1015 Fox Street, he attempted to enter the location, causing the scooter to drive past him on the sidewalk.

The passenger of the scooter began to shoot at the male. One round traveled down Fox Street and struck an 11-year-old female in the abdomen, who was standing in front of 993 Fox Street.

The victim was transported to Lincoln Hospital in critical condition, where she was later pronounced deceased.

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


Kyhara Tay
address withheld
Bronx, NY 10452

A combined reward in the amount of $10,000 is being offered in regard to the below listed incident. Up to $3,500, payable by CrimeStoppers upon arrest and indictment and $6,500, payable by NYPD upon arrest and conviction of the person(s) responsible for this incident.

Pursuant to an ongoing investigation, the following 15-year-old and 18-year-old male individuals have been arrested and charged in regard to the above-listed homicide respectivel.


an unnamed minor
address withheld
Bronx, NY 10460

Omar Bojang
address withheld
Bronx, NY 10460


  • 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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