Omar Briscoe, 41, Arrested For The Murder Of Robert Hill, 39

Published on July 07, 2021, 6:08 am
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On Tuesday, April 27, 2021, at 1815 hours, police responded to a 911 call of a person, shot at E. 216 Street and Olinville Avenue in the confines of the 47th Precinct in the Bronx.

Upon arrival police discovered two individuals shot.

Victim #1, a 39-year-old male, was shot in the chest and transported to Montifiore Medical Center, where he was pronounced deceased.

Victim #2, a 27-year-old female, was shot one time in the torso and removed to Montifiore Medical Center in stable condition.

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


Robert Hill
address withheld
Mt. Vernon, NY 10550

Pursuant to an ongoing investigation, the following 41-year-old male individual has been arrested in regard to the above-listed homicide.


Omar Briscoe
address withheld
Mt. Vernon, NY 10550


  • 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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