On Friday, March 20, 2020, at approximately 1530 hours, police responded to a 911 call of an assault in progress at 224 Street and White Plains Road, within the confines of the 47th Precinct in the Bronx.
Upon arrival, officers discovered a 44-year-old male with sustained trauma about the head, who was struck with a blunt object.
EMS responded to the location and transported the victim to NYC Health & Hospitals / Jacobi, where he was pronounced deceased on Friday, April 10, 2020.
Following proper faily notification, the deceased has been identified as follows.
716 E. 224 Street
Bronx, NY 10466
Pursuant to an ongoing investigation, the following 32-year-old male individual has been arrested and charged on Tuesday, April 14, 2020, at 1615 hours, within the confines of the 47th Precinct.
1125 University Avenue
Bronx, NY 10452
- gang assault;
- criminal possession of marijuana.
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.