Rafael Negron, 28, Arrested For The Murder Of Joseph Nunez-Perez, 26

Published on October 13, 2020, 2:16 pm
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On Saturday, October 10, 2020, at approximately 2255 hours, police responded to a 911 call of a male shot at 105 Post Avenue, within the confines of the 34th Precinct in Manhattan.

Upon arrival police observed in the courtyard of the location a 26-year-old male, who was unconscious and unresponsive with a gunshot wound to his head.

EMS also responded and transported the male to Saint Barnabas Hospital, where he was pronounced deceased.

In the course of an ongoing police ivestigation a firearm was recovered, and a 28-year-old male was arrested and charged as follows.

Arrested:

Rafael Negron
924 E. 181st Street
Bronx, NY 10460

Charges:

  • murder;
  • criminal possession of a weapon.

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

Victim:

Joseph Nunez-Perez
750 E. 233 Street
Bronx, NY 10466

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 Stoppers‘ website or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

All tips will be kept strictly confidential.

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