On Sunday, September 22, 2019 at approximately 2040 hours, police responded to 911 call for a male shot at 428 E. 162nd Street, in the confines of the 42 Precinct in Bronx.

Upon arrival, officers discovered a 29-year-old male unconscious and unresponsive with multiple gunshot wounds to the chest. EMS responded and transported the victim to Lincoln Hospital where he was pronounced deceased.

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

Deceased:

Kevin Barton
4380 Bronx Boulevard
Bronx, NY 10466

Pursuant to an ongoing investigation, the following 25-year-old male individual has been arrested and charged on Monday, September 23, 2019 at 1802 hours within the confines of the 42 Precinct in Bronx.

Arrested:

Shaquille Yorke
428 East 162 Street
Bronx, NY 10451

Charges:

  • murder
  • manslaughter
  • criminal possession of a weapon: loaded firearm

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 Stoppers‘ website or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

All tips will be kept strictly confidential.

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