On Sunday, January 03, 2021, at approximately 2120 hours, police responded to a 911 call of two males shot inside of 380 E. 143rd Street (Mott Haven Houses), within the confines of 40th Precinct / PSA #7 in the Bronx.
Upon arrival, officers observed a 26-year-old male, unconscious and unresponsive, with multiple gunshot wounds to his torso.
EMS responded and transported the victim to NYC Health + Hospitals / Lincoln, where he was later pronounced deceased.
A second male, 18-years-old, sustained a gunshot wound to the right hand and was also transported by EMS to NYC Health + Hospitals / Lincoln, in stable condition.
Following proper family notification, the deceased has been identified as follows.
270 East Burnside Avenue
Bronx, NY 10457
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 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.