The New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in ascertaining the whereabouts of the unidentified individual, is seen in the attached surveillance video clip, who is sought in connection with a homicide, which occurred within the confines of the 42nd Precinct in the Bronx.
Details are as follows.
It was reported to police that on Thursday, May 06, 2021, at 2328 hours, at the rear of 1420 Washington Avenue, an unidentified individual discharged a firearm multiple times, striking a 17-year-old male victim in the chest and back.
The unidentified individual fled on foot southbound on Washington Avenue.
EMS transported the 17-year-old male victim to Bronx Lebanon Hospital, where he was pronounced deceased.
Following proper family notification, the deceased has been identified as follows.
Bronx, NY 10457
A surveillance video clip of the suspect is attached and available at DCPI.
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.