On Wednesday, December 22, 2021, at approximately 2317 hours, police responded to a 911 call of shots, fired in front of 2309 Holland Avenue, within the confines of the 49th Precinct in the Bronx.
Upon arrival, officers observed a 40-year-old male, lying on the ground, unconscious and unresponsive, with a gunshot wound to the chest.
EMS responded to the location and transported the victim to NYC Health + Hospitals / Jacobi, where he was pronounced deceased.
Following proper family notification, the deceased has been identified as follows.
Bronx, NY 10467
There have been no arrests made and the investigation remains ongoing.
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