Sylvester Zottola, 71, Murdered

Published on October 04, 2018, 11:16 pm
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On Thursday, October 04, 2018, at approximately 1645 hours, police responded to a 911 call of a male, shot in the vicinity of 1625 Webster Avenue, within the confines of the 44th Precinct in the Bronx.

Upon arrival, officers found an unconscious and unresponsive 71-year-old male with multiple gunshot wounds to the head and body inside of his vehicle.

EMS also responded to the scene and pronounced the male deceased.

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

Victim:

Sylvester Zottola
address withheld
Bronx, NY 10461

There have been no arrests made and the investigation remains ongoing.

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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