On Friday, October 09, 2020, at approximately 2000 hours, police responded to a 911 call of a male stabbed at the corner of Jerome Avenue and East Gun Hill Road, within the confines of the 52nd Precinct in the Bronx.
Upon arrival, officers observed a 29-year-old male, who sustained a stab wound to his chest.
EMS responded to the location and transported the victim to Jacobi Medical Center, where he was pronounced deceased.
Following proper family notification, the deceased has been identified as follows.
3310 Kossuth Avenue
Bronx, NY 10467
Persuant to an ongoing investigation, the following 46-year-old male individual has been arrested and charged.
601 W. 142nd Street
Manhattan, NY 10031
- 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.