A Teenager, 17, Arrested For The Murder Of Steven Estevez, 15

Published on March 01, 2023, 7:52 am
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On Thursday, February 16, 2023, at approximately 2355 hours, police responded to a 911 call of a male, shot inside of 71 Thompson Street, within the confines of the 120th Precinct in Staten Island.

Upon arrival, officers were directed to an apartment, inside of a residential building at 71 Thompson Street, where they observed a 14-year-old male with a gunshot wound to his head.

EMS responded to the location and transported the aided male to Richmond University Medical Center, where he is listed in critical condition.

Pursuant to an ongoing investigation, the following unnamed 17-year-old male individual has been arrested and charged on Friday, February 17, 2023, at 2130 hours, within the confines of the 120th Precinct.


Unnamed Male
address withheld
Staten island, NY


  • assault;
  • criminal possession of a firearm;
  • criminal possession of a weapon;
  • criminal possession of a weapon: loaded firearm.

On Friday, February 17, 2023, the above-listed victim succumbed to his injuries on.

The incident has been deemed a homicide and additional charges have been filed.

Following proper family notification, the deceased has been identified as follows.


Steven Estevez
71 Thompson Street
Staten Island, NY  10304

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.