On Saturday, March 07, 2020, at approximately 0435 hours, police responded to a 911 call of an assault in progress in Transit, near the mezzanine area of the south bound 6 line, within the confines of the 43 Precinct / Transit District 12 in the Bronx.
Upon arrival, officers observed two males with stab wounds to the torso, at the bottom of the stairs leading to the mezzanine area.
EMS responded to the location and transported one of the males, a 25-year-old male, to Saint Barnabas Hospital, where he was pronounced deceased.
The second male victim was transported, via EMS, to NYC Health & Hospitals/Jacobi in stable condition.
Following proper family notification, the victim has been identified as follows.
350 Sheffield Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11207
Pursuant to an ongoing investigation, the following 42-year-old male individual has been arrested and charged on Sunday, March 08, 2020, at 1835 hours within the confines of the 43 Precinct in the Bronx.
1721 Gleason Avenue
Bronx, NY 10472
- attempted murder,
- 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.