On Monday, April 13, 2020, at approximately 2127 hours, police responded to a 911 call for a male shot in the hallway inside 330 Dumont Avenue (Tilden Houses), in the confines of 73rd Precinct / Police Service Area 2 in Brooklyn.
Upon arrival, officers discovered a 21-year-old male with multiple gunshot wounds to the chest.
EMS arrived and pronounced the victim deceased at the scene.
Several individuals were taken into custody for questioning.
Following proper family notification, the deceased has been identified as follows.
330 Dumont Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11212
Pursuant to an ongoing investigation, the following 25-year-old male individual has been arrested and charged.
Bronx, NY 10453
- criminal possession of weapon.
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 1–800–577–TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1–888–57–PISTA (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.