On Tuesday, August 31, 2021, at 1920 hours, police responded to a 911 call of a male, shot in front of 805 Taylor Avenue (Monroe Houses), in the confines of the 43rd Precinct in the Bronx.
Upon arrival, police discovered two males shot.
Victim #1, a 24-year-old male, was shot in the head and transported to NYC Health + Hospitals / Jacobi, where he was pronounced deceased.
Victim # 2, a 22-year-old male, was also shot in the head and transported to New York City Health + Hospital / Jacobi, where he is in critical condition.
Following proper family notification, the deceased has been identified as follows.
Bronx, NY 10473
There have been no arrests made and the investigation remains ongoing.
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.