Schward Bee, 31, Arrested For The Murder Of Stefon Barnes, 29

Published on April 17, 2024, 9:10 pm
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On Sunday, March 31, 2024, at approximately 0426 hours, New York City Police Department (NYPD) police officers responded to a 911 call of a male, shot at 851 E. Tremont Avenue, within the confines of 48th Precinct in the Bronx.

Upon arrival officers observed a 29-year-old male with a gunshot wound to his right leg.

EMS responded and transported the male to St. Barnabas Hospital in critical condition, where he later succumbed to his injuries.

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


Stefon Barnes
address withheld
Manhattan, NY 10039

Pursuant to an ongoing investigation, detectives have identified the following 31-year-old male individual as being wanted in connection with the above listed incident.


Schward Bee
address withheld
Mt. Vernon, NY

Pursuant to an ongoing investigation, the following individual was arrested and charged on Wednesday, April 17, 2024, at 0100 hours, within the confines of the 48th Precinct.


Schward Bee
address withheld
Mt. Vernon, NY


  • murder;
  • robbery;
  • criminal possession of weapon (2 counts).

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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