On Sunday, July 11, 2021, at approximately 2336 hours, police responded to a 911 call of a male, shot at E. 178th Street and Valentine Avenue, within the confines of the 46th Precinct in the Bronx.
Upon arrival, police observed in front of 361 E. 178th Street a 16-year-old male with gunshot wounds to his head and chest.
EMS also responded and transported the male to St. Barnabus Hospital, where he was pronounced deceased.
Following proper family notification, the deceased has been identified as follows.
Bronx, NY 10460
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.