Wayne Smith, 28, Arrested For The Murder Of Arnold Oliver, 24 & Jamal Smith, 28

Published on February 13, 2022, 6:18 pm
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On Saturday, February 12, 2022, at approximately 2254 hours, police responded to a 911 call of a male, shot at E. 198th Street and Webster Avenue, within the confines of the 52nd Precinct in the Bronx.

Upon arrival, police observed two aided males in front of 397 E. 198th Street:

  • a 24-year-old male with a gunshot wound to the torso, and;
  • a 28-year-old male with a gunshot wound to the face.

EMS also responded and transported both males to St. Barnabas Hospital, where both males were pronounced deceased.

Following proper family notification, the victims have been identified as indicated.



Arnold Oliver
address withheld
Peekskill, NY 10566

Jamal Smith
address withheld
New Rochelle, NY 10801

Pursuant to an ongoing investigation, the following 28-year-old male individual was arrested and charged as indicated.


Wayne Smith
address withheld
New Rochelle, NY 10801


  • murder;
  • criminal possession of a 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 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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