On Wednesday, August 18, 2021, at approximately 2255 hours, police responded to a call of a person, shot at the corner of E. 149th Street and Concord Avenue, within the confines of the 40th Precinct in the Bronx.
Upon arrival, officers observed a 24-year-old male, with a gunshot wound to the back and arm.
EMS responded to the scene and transported the male to NYC Health + Hospitals / Lincoln, where he was pronounced deceased.
Following proper family notification, the deceased has been identified as follows.
Bronx, NY 10454
Pursuant to an ongoing investigation, the following 20-year-old male individual has been arrested and charged on Sunday, August 29, 2021, at 0135 hours within the confines of the 40th Precinct.
Brooklyn, NY 11233
- criminal use of a firearm.
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.