Taquan Alleyne, 30, Arrested For The Murder Of Giovanni Otho, 30

Published on January 15, 2021, 11:42 pm
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On Saturday, April 25, 2020,at approximately 0055 hours, police were informed that two males have been shot in the vicinity of 101 W. 143rd Street within he confines of the 32nd Precinct in Manhattan.

Upon arrival, police discovered an unconscious and unresponsive 30-year-old male with gunshot wounds to his torso and a 26-year-old male with gunshot wounds to his left foot and right elbow.

EMS responded and transported both males to NYC Health + Hospitals / Harlem, where the 30-year-old male succumbed to his injuries and the 26-year-old male is in stable condition.

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


Giovanni Otho
2588 7th Avenue
Manhattan, NY 10039

Pursuant to an ongoing investigation, the following 30-year-old male suspect was arrested.


Taquan Alleyne
535 Union Avenue
Bronx, NY 10455

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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