Saquran Curtis, 32, Arrested For The Murder Of Jason Hooks, 36

Published on August 19, 2021, 10:50 pm
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On Friday, June 11, 2021 at approximately 1611 hours, police responded to a call of a male, shot in the vicinity of Crimmins Avenue and E. 141st Street, within the confines of the 40th Precinct in the Bronx.

Upon arrival, officers observed a 36-year-old male, lying unconscious and unresponsive on the side of 593 Oak Terrace, with multiple gunshot wounds to his body.

EMS responded and transported the victim to Lincoln Hospital, where he was pronounced deceased.

Following proper family notification, the deceased has been identified as indicated.


Jason Hooks
address withheld
Bronx, NY 10467

Pursuant to an ongoing investigation, the following 32-year-old male individual has been arrested and charged.


Saquran Curtis
address withheld
Bronx, NY 10454


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 1800577TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 188857PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stopperswebsite or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

All tips will be kept strictly confidential.


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