On Wednesday, January 01, 2020, at approximately 1029 hours, police responded to a 911 call for a male aided inside 1609 E. 174 Street, Apt. 13H, within the confines of the 43rd Precinct (PSA #8) in Bronx.
Upon arrival, officers discovered an unconscious and unresponsive 29-year-old male with a gunshot wound to the neck and a gunshot wound to the head.
EMS responded and pronounced the male deceased at the scene.
Following proper family notification, the deceased has been identified as follows.
1609 E. 174 Street
Bronx, NY 10472
Pursuant to an ongoing investigation, the following 34-year-old male individual has been arrested and charged on Tuesday, January 14, 2020, at 1505 hours, within the confines of the 43 Precinct in Bronx.
41-09 Vernon Boulevard
Queens, NY 11101
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.